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Advocacy & Activism

Sara Burke

Sarah Burke

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

Assistant Professor, Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., Yale University, 2016

Areas of Expertise

Collaborative governance, nonprofit management, organizational networks, food systems

Linda Carty

Linda Carty

Associate Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Sociology Department

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

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

Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1989

Areas of Expertise

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

Areas of Expertise

Public sector human resource management, labor and employment relations, workplace conflict management

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

Kirk Emerson

Kirk Emerson

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

Professor of Practice, Collaborative Governance, School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona

Ph.D., Indiana University, 1997

Areas of Expertise

Collaborative governance, inter-agency cooperation and conflict management, particularly related to climate change, public lands management and border security.

Becca Farnum

Becca Farnum

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

Assistant Director for Outreach & Engagement, SU London

Ph.D., King's College London
Catherine M. Gerard

Catherine M. Gerard

Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Research Director, Collaborative Governance

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

M.A., University of Toronto

M.P.A., SUNY-Albany

Areas of Expertise

Leadership, organizational development, total quality management.

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

Marxism, energy and capitalism, climate politics, resource geography

Louis Kriesberg

Louis Kriesberg

Professor Emeritus, Sociology Department

Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies

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

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1953

Areas of Expertise

Social conflicts, conflict resolution, interstate and intercommunal conflicts, constructive struggles

Prema Kurien

Prema Kurien

Professor, Sociology Department

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

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

Gretchen Purser

Gretchen Purser

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Research 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

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

Herbert Ruffin

Herbert Ruffin

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

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

Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, 2007
Mark Rupert

Mark Rupert

Professor Emeritus, Political Science Department

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

Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1987

Areas of Expertise

International relations, political economy, politics of globalization, right-wing populism politics of globalization

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

Harvey Michael Teres

Harvey Michael Teres

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

Dean's Professor of the Public Humanities in English, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1986

Areas of Expertise

The public role of literature and criticism

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