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Hossein Bashiriyeh

Hossein Bashiriyeh

Teaching Professor, Political Science Department

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Ph.D., University of Liverpool, England, 1982

Areas of Expertise

Political sociology of the Middle East
Mona Bhan

Mona Bhan

Associate Professor, Anthropology Department

Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies

Director, Extraction, Environment and Citizenship Working Group

Senior Research Associate and Advisory Board Member, South Asia Center

Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2006 

Areas of Expertise

Border wars and counterinsurgency; militarism and humanitarianism; race, gender, and religion; environmentalism and climate change; occupation and human rights; space and place; water and infrastructure
Shobha Bhatia

Shobha Bhatia

Advisory Board Member, South Asia Center

Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence, Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering & Computer Science

Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1980

Areas of Expertise

Use of synthetics and natural products in mitigating soil erosion and soil, dewatering and containment of dredged sediments and waste, use of recycle materials in civil infrastructures, women in science and engineering
Tripti Bhattacharya

Tripti Bhattacharya

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2016

Areas of Expertise

Paleoclimatology, paleoecology, tropical climate dynamics, hydroclimate, proxy reconstruction
Zachary J. Braiterman

Zachary J. Braiterman

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Professor, Religion, College of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D., Stanford University, Department of Religious Studies (1995)

Areas of Expertise

The impact of enlightenment, modernity, modernism, and postmodernism upon Jewish ideas about God, ritual, text-interpretation, and community life—with special emphasis on Jewish philosophy, theoretical aesthetics and classical Jewish sources.

Areas of Expertise

International macroeconomics and finance, international political economy
Myrna Garcia-Calderon

Myrna García Calderón

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Associate Professor, Latino-Latin American Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Ph. D., University of California, Berkeley, 1989
Frederick Carriere

Frederick Carriere

Moynihan Research Associate, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Pacific Century Institute Senior Fellow, Korean Peninsula Affairs Center

M.A., Cornell University, 1976

Areas of Expertise

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

Lawrence Chua

Advisory Board Meeting, South Asia Center

Associate Professor, School of Architecture

Ph.D., Cornell University

Areas of Expertise

Global modern built environment with an emphasis on the trans-regional histories of Asian architecture and urban cultures
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

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2004

Areas of Expertise

Latin American politics, political institutions, democratization, ethnic politics
Renée de Nevers

Renée de Nevers

Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Chair, Social Science Ph.D. Program

Associate Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Political Science Department

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

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1992

Areas of Expertise

International security, international relations, private military and security companies
PJ DiPietro

Pedro DiPietro

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Assistant Professor, Women's and Gender Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D., Binghamton University, State University of New York

Michal Downie

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Part-Time Instructor, Hebrew, College of Arts and Sciences

Michael R. Ebner

Michael R. Ebner

Associate Professor, History Department

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

Ph.D., Columbia University, 2004

Areas of Expertise

History of modern Europe, Italy, Fascism and political violence
Colin Elman

Colin Elman

Professor, Political Science Department

Director, Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry

Director, Qualitative Data Repository

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1999

Areas of Expertise

International relations, national security, qualitative methods
Margarita Abe Estevez

Margarita Estevez-Abe

Associate Professor, Political Science Department

O’Hanley Faculty Scholar

Co-Director, Center for European Studies

Advisory Board Member, East Asia Program

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1999

Areas of Expertise

Political economy, Japan, gender
Carol Fadda

Carol W.N. Fadda

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Associate Professor, English, College of Arts and Sciences

Gareth Fisher

Gareth Fisher

Associate Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Anthropology Department

Advisory Board Member, East Asia Program

Associate Professor, Religion, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D. University of Virginia, 2006

Areas of Expertise

Buddhism, religion in contemporary China, religion and cultural change, globalization, post-socialism
Ken Frieden

Ken Frieden

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

B.G. Rudolph Professor of Judaic Studies, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., Yale University

Cecilia A. Green

Cecilia A. Green

Associate Professor Emerita, Sociology Department

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

Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1998

Areas of Expertise

Race, class, gender, Caribbean studies

Areas of Expertise

International relations, comparative politics
Dimitar Gueorguiev

Dimitar Gueorguiev

Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Advisory Board Member, East Asia Program

Ph.D., University of California at San Diego, 2014

Areas of Expertise

Comparative political economy, authoritarian institutions, governance, survey methods
Rania Habib

Rania Habib

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Program Coordinator and Associate Professor, Arabic, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., University of Florida, 2008

Timur Hammond

Timur Hammond

Assistant Professor, Geography and the Environment Department

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2016

Areas of Expertise

Cultural geography, urban geography, geographies of memory, Turkey, Middle East
Susan Henderson

Susan Henderson

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Professor, Architecture, School of Architecture

Ph.D., Columbia University

Areas of Expertise

Islamic and modern architectural history.
Margaret Hermann

Margaret Hermann

Professor Emerita, Political Science Department

Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs

Senior Research Associate, Mapping Global Insecurity

Senior Research Associate, Sovereignty, Order and Conflict Working Group

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

Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1965

Areas of Expertise

Political leadership, foreign policy decision making, crisis management, influence of non-state actors on foreign policy, comparative foreign policy
Yilin Hou

Yilin Hou

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Senior Research Associate, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Tenth Decade Faculty Scholar

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Fiscal policy, public budgeting, intergovernmental fiscal relations
Violette Humsi

Violette F. Humsi

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Part-Time Instructor, Arabic, College of Arts & Sciences

B.A., American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 1983
Seth Jolly

Seth Jolly

Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for European Studies

Ph.D., Duke University, 2006

Areas of Expertise

European politics, political parties, nationalism, European Union
Jeanette S. Jouili

Jeanette S. Jouili

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Associate Professor, Religion, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., EHESS, Paris and Viadrina University, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany
George L. Kallander

George L. Kallander

Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, History Department

Director, East Asia Program

Ph.D., Columbia University, 2006

Areas of Expertise

Korean and northeast Asian history and culture
Tazim Kassam

Tazim R. Kassam

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Associate Professor, Religion, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., McGill University, 1993

Osamah F. Khalil

Associate Professor, History Department

Chair, International Relations Undergraduate Program

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2011

Areas of Expertise

U.S. foreign relations, modern Middle East, Cold War, Arab-Israeli conflict
Kiewe Amos

Amos Kiewe

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Professor, Communications and Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Ph.D., Ohio University

Areas of Expertise

Rhetorical theory and criticism, political communication, presidential studies, argumentation, and persuasion.

Dessislava Kirilova

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

Natalie Koch

Natalie Koch

Professor, Geography and the Environment Department

Director, Central Asia and the Caucasus Research Group

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

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

Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, 2012

Areas of Expertise

Political geography, nationalism, energy and the environment, sport, Gulf and Arabian Peninsula studies
Jaklin Kornfilt

Jaklin Kornfilt

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Director and Professor, Linguistic Studies Program, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1985

Prema Kurien

Prema Kurien

Professor, Sociology Department

Director and Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Senior Research Associate, Sovereignty, Order and Conflict Working Group

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

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

Ph.D., Brown University, 1993

Areas of Expertise

Immigrants and immigration, religion, ethnicity, immigrant politics, India
Norman Kutcher

Norman Kutcher

Professor, History Department

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

Advisory Board Member, East Asia Program

J.D., Boston College, 1985; Ph.D., Yale University, 1991

Areas of Expertise

Cultural, social, and political history of late imperial China
Milton Ruben Laufer

Milton Rubén Laufer

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Associate Professor, Setnor School of Music, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Terry Lautz

Terry Lautz

Research Fellow, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Vanja Malloy

Vanja Malloy

Advisory Board Member, South Asia Center

Director and Chief Curator, Syracuse University Art Galleries

Ph.D., University of London’s Courtauld Institute of Art

Areas of Expertise

Art-science-technology intersections
Gladys McCormick

Gladys McCormick

Associate Professor, History Department

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Maxwell School

Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations

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

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009

Areas of Expertise

Latin America and the Caribbean, nineteenth- and twentieth-century Mexico
Daniel McDowell

Daniel McDowell

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Political Science Department

Co-Director, Comparative Politics/International Relations Speaker Series

Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2012

Areas of Expertise

International political economy, international finance, international monetary system, IMF

Areas of Expertise

Development economics, natural resource economics, African agricultural development
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

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1996

Areas of Expertise

International trade, political economy, development economics, Indian economy
Ryan Monarch

Ryan Monarch

Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Director, Trade, Development, and Political Economy Working Group

Ph.D., University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2014

Glyn Morgan

Glyn Morgan

Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Co-Director, Center for European Studies

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2001

Areas of Expertise

Political theory, European Union
Dana Olwan

Dana M. Olwan

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies, College of Arts & Sciences

Mauricio Padedes

Mauricio Paredes

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Director, Syracuse Santiago Center in Chile, Syracuse Abroad

Arthur Paris

Arthur Paris

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

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

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1974

Areas of Expertise

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

Tom Perreault

Professor, Geography and the Environment Department

DellPlain Professor of Latin American Geography

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

Senior Research Associate, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration

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

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2000

Areas of Expertise

Political ecology, environmental justice, water governance, critical resource geography, mining and extractivism, rural livelihoods, agrarian political economy, indigeneity and indigenous politics, Latin America
Eva Phillips

Eva Phillips

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Part-Time Instructor, Arabic, College of Arts & Sciences

B.A., University of Haifa at Oraneem
Gretchen Purser

Gretchen Purser

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Research Co-Director, Advocacy and Activism

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

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

Co-Director, Lender Center for Social Justice

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2009

Areas of Expertise

Work and labor, urban poverty, law and punishment, housing and homelessness, precarity, social theory, ethnography, community-based action research
S.P. Raj

S.P. Raj

Advisory Board Member, South Asia Center

Chair and Distinguished Professor of Marketing, Whitman School of Management

Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University

Areas of Expertise

Marketing strategy, innovation management and new product development, advertising, empirical research
Kamala Ramadoss

Kamala Ramadoss

Advisory Board Member, South Asia Center

Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Science, Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Ph.D., Purdue University

Areas of Expertise

Work-family interface, acculturation, social support and health among immigrants and refugees; women’s labor force participation in India; healing meditation; workplace cultural integration
Kara Richardson

Kara Richardson

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Associate Professor and Department Chair, Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences

Jonnell A. Robinson

Jonnell A. Robinson

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

Co-Director, Community Geography

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

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010

Areas of Expertise

Community geography, participatory geographic information systems (GIS)
Robert A. Rubinstein

Robert A. Rubinstein

Distinguished Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Anthropology Department

Professor, International Relations

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

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

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

Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton, 1977

Ms.PH, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1983

Areas of Expertise

Peace, conflict and international security, medical anthropology and public health, methods, history and theory
Tod Rutherford

Tod Rutherford

Professor, Geography and the Environment Department

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

Ph.D., University of Wales, Cardiff, 1992

Areas of Expertise

Economic restructuring, labor and the automobile industry, labor market processes and policies, regional development
Yüksel Sezgin

Yüksel Sezgin

Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Director, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Ph.D., University of Washington, 2007

Areas of Expertise

Legal pluralism; informal justice systems; comparative religious law (Islamic, Jewish and Hindu); human and women’s rights in the context of the Middle East, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Danielle Smith

Danielle Smith

Professor, African American Studies, College of Arts & Sciences

Director, Renée Crown University Honors Program

Advisory Board Member, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia

Areas of Expertise

Gender studies, population displacement and migration, post-conflict reconciliation and reconstruction, global health and development, Africa and its diaspora, the United States
Erella Brown Sofer

Erella Brown Sofer

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Part-Time Instructor, Hebrew, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., Cornell University
Jennifer Stromer-Galley

Jennifer Stromer-Galley

Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Political Science Department

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

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

Research Affiliate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

Professor, iSchool

Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Digital politics, e-government, online deliberation, influence and leadership in social media, decision-making and behavior in games.
Farhana Sultana

Farhana Sultana

Professor, Geography and the Environment Department

Research Director, Environmental Conflict and Collaboration

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

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2007

Areas of Expertise

Political ecology, international development, water governance, climate change, environmental justice, sustainability, citizenship, human rights, decolonizing, transnational feminisms, South Asia

Juan Tavares

Juan M. Tavares

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Director, Center for International Services

Brian Taylor

Brian Taylor

Professor, Political Science Department

Director, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

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

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998

Areas of Expertise

Russian politics, comparative politics, security studies
Silvio Torres-Saillant

Silvio Torres-Saillant

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Dean's Professor, English, College of Arts & Sciences

Susan Snow Wadley

Susan Snow Wadley

Professor Emeritus, Anthropology Department

Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1973

Areas of Expertise

Social change, religion, folklore, gender issues, folk art traditions, India, Upstate New York
Joanne Punzo Waghorne

Joanne Punzo Waghorne

Advisory Board Member, South Asia Center

Professor, Religion, College of Arts & Sciences

M.A./Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1976

Areas of Expertise

Contemporary theoretical directions in the study of religion, new religious movements, globalization and transnational migration; urban India, Singapore and the Hindu diaspora
Jim Watts

James W. Watts

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Professor, Religion, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., Yale University, 1990
Simon Weschle

Simon Weschle

Assistant Professor, Political Science Department

Co-Director, Comparative Politics/International Relations Speaker Series

Ph.D., Duke University, 2015

Areas of Expertise

Comparative political economy, democratic accountability and representation, quantitative methods
Michael J. Williams

Michael J. Williams

Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Director, Master of Arts in International Relations, Executive Master's in International Relations programs

Director, International Affairs Seminar Series, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Ph.D., London School of Economics & Political Science, 2006

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

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2004

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
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