Academics

Faculty & Staff

International Relations Master's Program

 

 

 

Paul A. Kowert, PhD Cornell University. Director: International Relations Master's Program

Research Interests Include:

  • international relations theory
  • US-Japan relations
  • foreign policy analysis
  • political psychology
  • research design

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J. Samuel Barkin, PhD Columbia University

Research Interests Include:

  • international relations theory
  • international organizations
  • global environmental politics
  • theories of sovereignty
  • constructivist theory

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Joseph Brown, PhD Columbia University

Research Interests Include:

  • international relations
  • peace and conflict studies
  • non-state actors
  • signaling
  • research methods

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Leila Farsakh, PhD University of London

Research Interests Include

  • Middle East politics
  • comparative politics
  • politics of the Arab-Israeli conflict

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Maria Ivanova, PhD Yale University
Co-Director, Center for Governance and Sustainability

Research Interests Include:

  • global governance
  • resilience and fragility
  • international organizations
  • science-policy interface
  • environmental conventions
  • climate change governance
  • United States foreign environmental policy
  • United Nations reform
  • sustainability on campuses and in organizations
  • sustainable development goals

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Arjun Jayadev, PhD University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research Interests Include:

  • international economics
  • economics of distribution
  • development
  • political economy
  • mecroeconomic dynamics
  • econ. of power

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Luis F. Jimenez, PhD University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests Include:

  • Latin American politics
  • Mexican politics
  • immigration politics
  • Latino politics

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Michelle Jurkovich, PhD The George Washington University

Research Interests Include:

  • politics of food security
  • economic and social rights
  • transnational activism
  • international organizations
  • non-governmental organizations

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Jerome Klassen, PhD York University

Research Interests Include:

  • international relations
  • political economy
  • US grand strategy
  • Canadian foreign policy
  • development economics
  • corporate network analysis
  • social movements

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Michael Keating, PhD Fordham University

Research Interests Include:

  • media and communications in development
  • communities and conflict
  • role of China in Africa
  • tertiary education in Africa
  • democracy building in fragile states

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Margaret P. Karns, PhD University of Michigan

Research Interests Include:

  • international relations
  • international politics
  • foreign policy analysis
  • international organizations

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Adugna Lemi, PhD Western Michigan University

Research Interests Include:

  • interntional trade and finance 
  • multinational corporations
  • development economics
  • international political economy
  • poverty and income dynamics

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Craig N. Murphy, PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research Interests Include:

  • international fovernance by both public and private institutions
  • global inequalities
  • global political economy of development and undervelopment
  • United Nations reforms
  • globalization

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Malcolm Russell-Einhorn, JD Hardvard Law School

Research Interests Include:

  • international relations
  • international development
  • governance and economic development
  • comparative public administration
  • comparative law

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Ursula Tafe, PhD The Catholic University of America

Research Interests Include:

  • international organization
  • democratic peace theory 

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Primo Vannicelli, PhD Harvard University

Research Interests Include:

  • international/third-world development
  • European Union
  • world politic/international political economy

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