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Maxwell School Leadership, Faculty and Staff


Devashish Mitra

Devashish Mitra

Professor and Chair, Economics Department

Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs

Senior Research Associate, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

340 Eggers Hall | 315.443.6143 | dmitra@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

International trade, political economy, development economics, Indian economy

Areas of Expertise

International trade, supply chains, U.S.-China trade

Davor Mondom

Davor Mondom

Center Coordinator, Center for Policy Research

Center Coordinator, Center for Policy Design and Governance

426 Eggers Hall | 315.443.3114 | dmondom@syr.edu


Mark Monmonier

Mark Monmonier

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Geography and the Environment Department

318 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.5641 | mon2ier@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Geographic information (technology, policy and societal role), history of cartography in the 20th century (esp. innovation and intellectual property), map design, environmental mapping

Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat

Professor, Sociology Department

Lerner Chair in Public Health Promotion and Population Health, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Director and Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Co-Director, Policy, Place, and Population Health Lab

426 Eggers Hall | 315.443.2692 | smmonnat@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Rural demography, social and structural determinants of health and health disparities, spatial differences in morbidity and mortality

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Kelly Montague

Program Coordinator, Environment, Sustainability and Policy

Program Coordinator, Geography and the Environment Department

144 Eggers Hall | 315.443.5829 | kemontag@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Cartography and design


Jennifer Karas Montez

Jennifer Karas Montez

University Professor, Sociology Department

Gerald B. Cramer Faculty Scholar in Aging Studies

Director, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Co-Director of the Policy, Place, and Population Health Lab

314H Lyman Hall | 315.443.9064 | jmontez@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Demography, political economy and population health, life course and aging

Glyn Morgan

Glyn Morgan

Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Director, Center for European Studies

540 Eggers Hall | 315.443.8678 | dgmorgan@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Political theory, European Union

Faye Morse

Faye Morse

Program Coordinator, International Relations Undergraduate Program

102 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.8352 | flmorse@syr.edu


Melissa Morton

Melissa Morton

Program Coordinator, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

CSIS | 202.800.6580 | memorton@syr.edu


Anne E. Mosher

Anne E. Mosher

Associate Professor, Geography and the Environment Department

404C Maxwell Hall | 315.443.1510 | amosher@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Urban planning and geographies of infrastructure, crisis and disaster management, public scholarship and community engagement, digital humanities

Tessa Murphy

Tessa Murphy

Associate Professor, History Department

520 Eggers Hall | 315.443.5456 | temurphy@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

The Atlantic World, the early Americas in comparative perspective, the colonial Caribbean, slavery and race, the Age of Revolutions

Jessica Walcott Murray

Jessica Walcott Murray

Director, Alumni Relations

202 Steele Hall | 315.443.2660 | jwmurr01@syr.edu


Areas of Expertise

National security, international relations, military and defense strategy, leadership

Tina Nabatchi

Tina Nabatchi

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Joseph A. Strasser Endowed Professor in Public Administration

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

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

400F Eggers Hall | 315.443.8994 | tnabatch@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Public management, policy and law; public participation; collaborative governance; conflict resolution

Morgan Narkiewicz

Administrative Assistant, Citizenship and Civic Engagement

MAX Courses Administrator

210 Eggers Hall | 315.443.3061 | mnarkiew@syr.edu


Dan Nelson

Dan Nelson

Director, Accelerated Learning and Global Engagement, Executive Education Department

Advisory Board Member, South Asia Center

219 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.3759 | dhnelson@syr.edu


Lilly Nelson

Lilly Nelson

Administrative Assistant, Anthropology Department

209 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.2200 | linelson@syr.edu


Areas of Expertise

Population and settlement geography, diet and nutrition, human geography of Africa, prehistory

Makayla Newvine

Student Records Coordinator, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

215 Eggers Hall | 315.443.5628 | menewvin@syr.edu


Jackie Nocevski

Jackie Nocevski

Program and Financial Specialist, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

306J Eggers Hall | 315.443.5850 | jjnocevs@syr.edu


Areas of Expertise

Information technology policy; international relations; the politics of gender, race, and ethnic identity

Shannon Novak

Shannon A. Novak

Professor, Anthropology Department

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

316A Maxwell Hall / 406 Lyman Hall (lab) | 315.443.4347 | snovak01@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Body and society, new materialism, anthropology of knowledge, historical bioarchaeology, gender, ritual, necropolitics, North America, Indo-Caribbean diaspora

Inge O'Connor
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Inge O'Connor

Teaching Professor, Economics Department

110F Eggers Hall | iwoconno@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Labor economics, public finance

Karl Offen

Professor, Geography and the Environment Department

Senior Research Associate and Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

121 Eggers Hall | 315.443.5821 | khoffen@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Historical geography, political ecology, Latin America and the Caribbean, Atlantic world, map studies

Areas of Expertise

Management, collaborative governance, sustainability, public budgeting 


Sean O'Keefe

Sean O'Keefe

University Professor

Phanstiel Chair in Leadership

Distinguished Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

309 Eggers Hall | 315.443.8583 | scokeefe@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Public management, national security policy and strategy, public finance and public budgeting, financial management, technology development and innovation management, executive leadership

William Oliver
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William Oliver

Assistant Teaching Professor, Sociology Department

wjoliver@syr.edu


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Tomás Olivier

Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Design and Governance

426 Eggers Hall | 315.443.3114 | tolivier@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Water policy, environmental policy, policy design, policy process

Jan Ondrich

Jan Ondrich

Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

426 Eggers Hall | 315.443.9052 | jondrich@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Econometrics, labor economics, urban economics

Susan Oot

Susan Oot

Executive Program Assistant, Executive Education Department

219 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.3159 | saoot@syr.edu


Jackie Orr

Jackie Orr

Associate Professor Emeritus, Sociology Department

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

310C Maxwell Hall | 315.443.5758 | jtorr@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Cultural politics and performance; contemporary theory, science, technology and psychiatry; critical body studies; history and politics of psychopharmaceuticals

Areas of Expertise

Community geography, urban geography, population geography, Global South cities, migration, transnationalism, suburbanization, population, socio-spatial theory, decolonization, quantitative methods, mixed-methods, critical demography, counter-mapping

Aaron Otis

Project Manager, Dynamic Sustainability Lab

426 Eggers Hall | aaotis@syr.edu


Christiane Pagé

Christiane Pagé

Associate Director, Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

346D Eggers Hall | 315.443.2199 | cmpage@syr.edu


John L. Palmer

John L. Palmer

University Professor and Dean Emeritus

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

Faculty Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Maxwell Advisory Board Member

321 Eggers Hall | 315.443.9439 | jlpalmer@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Public policy, public management, public finance, U.S. and comparative social policy, Medicare and Social Security

Arthur Paris

Arthur Paris

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

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

Advisory Board Member and Research Affiliate, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

409 Maxwell Hall | 315.443.2279 | aeparis@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Urban society and policy, race and ethnic relations, science and technology, non-white popular culture

Kristen Patel
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Kristen Patel

Professor of Practice, Policy Studies

Donald P. and Margaret Curry Gregg Professor of Practice in Korean and East Asian Affairs

Maxwell Advisory Board Member

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

321 Eggers Hall | 315.443.2348 | kbpatel@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

National security, intelligence issues, and illicit finance

Hannah Patnaik

Hannah Patnaik

Managing Director, Maxwell X Lab

426 Eggers Hall | apatnaik@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Development Economics, social policy, impact evaluation


Candi Patterson

Candi Patterson

Computer Systems Specialist, Center for Policy Research

426 Eggers Hall | 315.443.3114 | cpaterso@syr.edu