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Maxwell School Leadership, Faculty and Staff


Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams

Associate Teaching Professor, Political Science Department

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, University College

rywillia@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Foreign policy analysis, decision-making, political psychology

Stephanie Williams

Stephanie D. Williams

Assistant to the Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

215 Eggers Hall | 315.443.4000 | sdwillia@syr.edu


Janet M. Wilmoth

Janet M. Wilmoth

Professor and Chair, Sociology Department

Director, Aging Studies Institute

Senior Research Assoicate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Research Affiliate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

Research Affiliate, Center for Policy Research

314 Lyman Hall | 315.443.5053 | jwilmoth@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Sociology of aging and the life course, demography, health

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Geography and the Environment Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration

533 Eggers Hall | 315.443.2605 | rmwilson@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Environmental history, historical geography, environmental humanities, animals and society, climate change history, politics

Jamie Winders

Jamie Winders

Professor, Geography and the Environment Department

Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Syracuse University

Senior Research Associate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

Senior Research Associate, Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry

Senior Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

310A Maxwell Hall | 315.443.5225 | jwinders@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Autonomous systems, artificial intelligence, international migration, race/ethnicity, gender, cultural and social geography, social theory, social reproduction, feminist geography, qualitative methods, digital geographies

Douglas A. Wolf

Douglas A. Wolf

Professor Emeritus, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Faculty Associate, Aging Studies Institute

314 Lyman Hall | 315.443.9066 | dawolf@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Aging and public policy, population studies, quantitative methods

Dorothy Wood

Office Coordinator, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

346 Eggers Hall | 315.443.4022 | dmwood01@syr.edu


Lauren Woodard

Lauren Woodard

Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department

316B Maxwell Hall | 315.443.3822 | lawoodar@syr.edu


Stephanie Worden

Stephanie Worden

Associate Director, Admission and Financial Aid, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

215 Eggers Hall | 315.443.4000 | ssworden@syr.edu


Erol Yayboke

Erol Yayboke

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Director and Senior Fellow, Project on Fragility and Mobility

ekyaybok@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Climate change, geopolitics and international Security, governance and rule of law, human mobility, humanitarian assistance, international development, technology and innovation, U.S. development policy

John M. Yinger

John M. Yinger

Trustee Professor, Economics Department

Trustee Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Director, Education Finance and Accountability Program

Associate Director, Center for Policy Research

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

426 Eggers Hall | 315.443.9062 | joyinger@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

State and local government finance, education, urban policy, discrimination in housing

Kelli Anne Young

Kelli Anne Young

Director, Palmer Career Center

202 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.5453 | kayoun02@syr.edu


Jessica Youngman

Content Editor, Communications and Media Relations Office

502 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.4667 | jmyoungm@syr.edu


Yael Zeira

Yael Zeira

Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

526 Eggers Hall | 315.443.1749 | yzeira@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Middle East politics, comparative politics, political conflict and violence

Baobao Zhang

Baobao Zhang

Assistant Professor, Political Science Department

Senior Research Associate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

100 Eggers Hall | bzhang22@syr.edu


Maria Zhu

Maria Zhu

Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

426 Eggers Hall | 315.443.9043 | mzhu33@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Labor economics, economics of education

Stanley Ziemba

Stanley Ziemba

Director, Information & Communication Technology Office

034E Eggers Hall | 315.443.9011 | sjziemba@syr.edu


Austin Zwick

Austin Zwick

Assistant Director, Assistant Teaching Professor and Honors Director, Policy Studies

Senior Research Associate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

102 Maxwell Hall | 315.748.5115 | alzwick@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Smart cities, platform economy, autonomous systems, urban and regional planning, and quantitative methods