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Maxwell School Leadership, Faculty and Staff


Stuart Brown

Stuart Brown

Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Co-Director, Mapping Global Insecurity

323 Eggers Hall | 315.443.7097 | ssbrown@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

International macroeconomics and finance, international political economy

Kathleen G. Brunner

Kathleen G. Brunner

Assistant Director of Stewardship and Engagement, Office of Development

206 Eggers Hall | 315.443.5881 | kgfennie@syr.edu


Tom Brutsaert

Tom D. Brutsaert

Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Anthropology Department

Professor, Exercise Science, Falk College

tdbrutsa@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Human biology, high-altitude adaptation, physical activity, growth and development

Leonard Burman

Leonard Burman

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Institute Fellow, Urban Institute

leburman@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Federal tax policy, budget policy, tax expenditures, the individual alternative minimum tax, the changing role of taxation in social policy

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Jessica Butler

Student Program Support, Executive Education

219 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.3706 | jsbutler@syr.edu


Kristy Buzard

Kristy Buzard

Associate Professor, Economics Department

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

131 Eggers Hall | 315.443.4079 | kbuzard@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

International trade, contract theory, political economy, urban/regional, conflict

Keith J. Bybee

Keith J. Bybee

Professor, Political Science Department

Director, Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media

Vice Dean (College of Law)

Paul E. and Hon. Joanne F. Alper ’72 Judiciary Studies Professor (College of Law)

321 Eggers Hall | 315.443.8678 | kjbybee@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Public law, the judicial process, the politics of race, legal theory, political philosophy

Lynnell Cabezas

Lynnell Cabezas

Administrative Assistant, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

309B Maxwell Hall | lncabeza@syr.edu


Horace G. Campbell

Horace G. Campbell

Professor, Political Science Department

Professor, African American Studies

200 Sims Hall | hgcampbe@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Comparative politics of Africa and the Caribbean, African international relations, armaments culture, pan Africanism, peace studies, political economy

Bennett Caplan

Bennett Caplan

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

President, Global Management Trade Services

Head of Secretariat, FIVS

202.486.1390 | bacaplan@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

International trade, international alcohol beverage regulations and policy

Julia Carboni

Julia Carboni

Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Chair, Citizenship and Civic Engagement

Research Director, Collaborative Governance

400E Eggers Hall | 315.443.1462 | jlcarbon@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Collaborative governance, nonprofit management, organizational networks, food systems

Frederick Carriere

Frederick Carriere

Moynihan Research Associate, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Pacific Century Institute Senior Fellow, Korean Peninsula Affairs Center

347.675.8807 | ffcarrie@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Foreign relations – Korea (North & South), Geopolitics – Northeast Asia, Track II Diplomacy, culture & history of the Korean Peninsula

Carmen Carrión-Flores

Carmen Carrión-Flores

Research Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

119 Eggers Hall | 315.443.3717 | cecarrio@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Environmental economics, regional and urban economics, labor economics, applied econometrics

James J. Carroll

James J. Carroll

Research Associate Professor

jajcarro@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Public school teaching of American history, public policy skills, and constitutional law, using Internet applications

Linda Carty

Linda Carty

Associate Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Sociology Department

Associate Professor, African American Studies, College of Arts & Sciences

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

lcarty@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Race, class and gender studies; comparative sociology; international development; post-colonial discourse; Third World feminism

Luana Carvalho

Student Records Coordinator, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

215 Eggers Hall | 315.443.4000 | locarval@syr.edu


Christopher Casey

Christopher Casey

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Analyst of International Trade and Finance Section, Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division of the Congressional Research Service

925.586.5220 | ccasey04@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

History of international relations, international law, international economic policy, refugee law, and human rights 

A.H. Peter Castro

A.H. Peter Castro

Professor, Anthropology Department

Robert D. McClure Professor of Teaching Excellence

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

Advisory Board Member, Maxwell African Scholars Union

410A Maxwell | 315.443.1971 | ahcastro@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Applied anthropology, rural development policy and planning, environmental conflict management, climate change, forestry, food security, refugees, East Africa

Michael Cavallaro

Michael Cavallaro

Computing/AV Support, Information & Communication Technology Office

034E Eggers Hall | 315.443.3847 | mcavalla@syr.edu


Molly Cavanaugh

Office Coordinator, Economics Department

110 Eggers Hall | 315.443.3843 | mmcavana@syr.edu


Craige B. Champion

Craige B. Champion

Professor, History Department

310B Maxwell Hall | 315.443.2781 | cbchamp@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Hellenistic Greece, Greek democracy and republican Rome, ancient imperialism, ethnic identity formation in classical antiquity, the politics of culture in ancient Greece and Rome, classical historiography

Xueyi Chen

Xueyi Chen

China Program Director, Executive Education

219 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.3759 | xuchen@syr.edu


Karen Cimilluca

Karen Cimilluca

Assistant Director, Aging Studies Institute

314 Lyman Hall | 315.443.1398 | kcimillu@syr.edu


Matthew R. Cleary

Matthew R. Cleary

Associate Professor, Political Science Department

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

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

315.443.4288 | macleary@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Latin American politics, political institutions, democratization, ethnic politics

Christina Cleason

Christina Cleason

Office Coordinator, History Department

145 Eggers Hall | 315.443.2210 | cmcleaso@syr.edu


Samantha Clemence

Samantha Clemence

Assistant Director, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

CSIS | 202.888.6363 | saclemen@syr.edu


Ethan Coffel

Ethan Coffel

Assistant Professor, Geography and the Environment Department

edcoffel@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Climate science, climate impacts, extreme weather, agriculture, energy, infrastructure

Andrew Wender Cohen

Andrew Wender Cohen

Professor, History Department

Dr. Walter Montgomery and Marian Gruber Professor of History

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

305 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.3320 | awcohe01@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

United States history, law, crime, political economy

Elizabeth F. Cohen

Elizabeth F. Cohen

Professor, Political Science Department

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

310 Eggers Hall | 315.443.5870 | efcohen@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Contemporary and modern political theory, history of political thought, immigration and citizenship

Kelley Coleman

Kelley Coleman

Administrative Assistant and Assistant to the Director, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

306K Eggers Hall | 315.443.9707 | kgcolema@syr.edu


Jennifer Congel

Jennifer Congel

Communications Specialist, Communications and Media Relations Office

223 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.4286 | jacongel@syr.edu


Goodwin Cooke

Goodwin Cooke

Professor of Practice Emeritus, International Relations Undergraduate Program

gcooke@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Former U.S. foreign service officer, experience in Asia, Europe, Canada and Africa; ambassador to Central African Republic

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Bill Coplin

Professor and Chair, Policy Studies

Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence

102 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.2348 | wdcoplin@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Higher education, citizenship and urban education, public policy analysis, pedagogical partners with undergraduates

Janet M. Coria

Janet M. Coria

Administrative Specialist, Sociology Department

302 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.2347 | jmcoria@syr.edu


Mary Pat Cornish

Mary Pat Cornish

Director, Budget and Administration, Maxwell School Leadership and Administration

200 Eggers Hall | 315.443.5450 | mpcornis@syr.edu


Matt Coulter

Matt Coulter

Internet Technologist, Information & Communication Technology Office

034E Eggers Hall | 315.569.5119 | mcoulter@syr.edu


James Cunningham

James Cunningham

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Israel and the United Nations

518.944.7649 | jbcunnin@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

National security, international relations, counter terrorism 

Sallie Cuyler

Sallie Cuyler

Accounting Clerk, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

346 Eggers Hall | 315.443.2032 | slcuyler@syr.edu


Francine D’Amico

Francine D’Amico

Teaching Professor, International Relations Undergraduate Program

Director of Undergraduate Studies, International Relations Undergraduate Program

Affiliated Faculty Member, Political Science Department

Affiliated Faculty Member, Women’s and Gender Studies

225 Eggers Hall | 315.443.2306 | fjdamico@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

International law and organizations, global governance, United Nations, human rights/LGBTIQ global issues, international security and diplomacy, race/gender/sexual identity and the U.S. military, Latin America and the Caribbean

Robert Daly

Robert Daly

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Director, Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

240.678.5964 | rdaly@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Modern China, U.S.-China relations, U.S. foreign policy