PARCC Faculty

Research Directors

Advocacy and Activism

Gretchen Purser, Associate Professor, Sociology

Collaborative Governance
Catherine Gerard,  Associate Director, Executive Education Program 
Tina Nabatchi, Director, PARCC; Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs


Environmental Collaboration and Conflict
Farhana Sultana, Associate Professor, Geography

David Sonnenfeld, Professor, Environmental Studies, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

International and Intra-state Conflict 

Jok Madut Jok, Professor, Anthropology

Faculty Associates

Unless otherwise noted, all PARCC associates are at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University.

Lamis Abdelaaty
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Jeb Beagles
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Steven R. Brechin 
Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology Maxwell School, Syracuse University
Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Brian Brege
Assistant Professor, History
Stuart Brown
Professor of Practice and Vice Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs
Sara Burke

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Kristy Buzard
Associate Professor, Economics
Julia Carboni
Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Linda E. Carty
Associate Professor, Sociology and African American Studies
Peter Castro
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Bruce Dayton 
Executive Director, CONTACT-  Conflict Transformation Across Cultures- School for International Training (SIT)
Renee de Nevers
Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Thomas Dennison
Professor of Practice Emeritus, Public Administration and International Affairs
Todd Dickey
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Josh Drew

Assistant Professor, Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY ESF

Gavan Duffy
Associate Professor, Political Science
Michael R. Ebner
Associate Professor, History
Miriam Elman, Associate Professor, Political Science
Kirk Emerson
Professor of Practice in Collaborative Governance, School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona
Christian Freitag

Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Executive Director, Conservation Law Center, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University

Cecilia Green
Associate Professor, Sociology
Ryan Griffiths
Associate Professor, Political Science
Kate Hanzalik

Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition

Ken Harper
Associate Professor,  Visual Communications, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University
Margaret Hermann
Professor, Political Science
Erin Hern

Assistant Professor, Political Science

Paul Hirsch
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Studies, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Azra Hromadzic
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Matthew Huber
Associate Professor, Geography
Neil Katz
Associate Professor Emeritus, Public Affairs
Rev. Brian Konkol

Dean, Hendricks Chapel

Louis Kriesberg
Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies; Founding Director of PARC
Prema Kurien
Professor and Chair, Sociology; Founding Director, Asian/American Studies
Harry Lambright
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs and Political Science
Sandra D. Lane
Professor, Public Health, Falk College of Sport & Human Dynamics and Anthropology, at Syracuse University
Ya Li
Professor, Beihang University and Visiting Research Professor and Fulbright Scholar, Maxwell School 

Mark Lichtenstein 
Chief of Staff, Chief Sustainability Officer, and Adjunct Faculty at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Steve Lux
Director, Executive Education Program, Maxwell School
Gladys McCormick
Associate Professor, History; Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations
John McPeak

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Greg Munno

Assistant Professor, Magazine, News and Digital Journalism

Leonard Newman

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Psychology


Terrell Northrup
Assistant Professor, International Relations
Rosemary O’Leary
Professor, Public Administration, University of Kansas
Arthur Paris
Associate Professor, Sociology
Steve Parks
Associate Professor of Writing and Rhetoric, Syracuse University
Deborah Pellow
Professor, Anthropology
Tom Perreault
Professor, Geography
Kendall Phillips
Professor, Communication and Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University
Neal Powless

University Ombud

Grant Reeher
Professor, Political Science
Robert A. Rubinstein
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Professor, International Relations
Herbert Ruffin
Associate Professor and Chair, African American Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Syracuse University
Mark Rupert
Professor, Political Science
Tod Rutherford
Professor, Geography
Shane Sanders
Associate Professor, Sports Economics & Analytics, Falk College of Sport & Human Dynamics, Syracuse University 
Mara Sapon-Shevin
Professor, School of Education, Syracuse University
Rebecca Schewe
Associate Professor, Sociology
Sabina Schnell
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Susan Senecah
Professor Emerita, Environmental Studies, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Saba Siddiki
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Brian Taylor
Professor and Chair, Political Science
Harvey Michael Teres
Professor, English, College of Arts and Sciences, Syracuse University
Margaret Susan Thompson
Associate Professor, History and Political Science
Stuart Thorson
Professor Emeritus, Political Science and International Relations
Murali Venkatesh
Associate Professor, School of Information Studies; Director, Community and Information Technology Institute, Syracuse University
Isidor Wallimann
Visiting Research Professor, PARCC
Jamie Winders
Professor and Chair, Geography
Corri Zoli
Research Assistant Professor, Political Science