Carnegie Hall, Room 409
Full Time Faculty
James Wallace Professor & Chair of International Studies
Global political economy; political and social theory; African politics; leadership and the state; Somali studies; Islam and globalization.
Zeynep D. Gürsel
Assistant Professor of International Studies, Affiliated faculty of Anthropology & Media and Cultural Studies (Sabbatical: AY 2015-2016)
Global media, visual anthropology, ethnographic and documentary film, cultures of knowledge production especially news and journalism, photography, anthropology of the imagination, politics in everyday life, cultures of work.
Distinguished Lecturer, International Studies
Dynamics between poverty, health care seeking behavior and health system response, particularly for the care of infectious diseases.
David Chioni Moore
Associate Professor, International Studies and English
Literary interactions in the Black Atlantic world, notably Africa, the Caribbean, and African America; post-colonial and/as the post-Soviet; comparative literature; cultural theory; globalization.
Associate Professor of International Studies (Sabbatical: AY 2015-2016)
International human rights; ethnicity, nationalism, and civic belonging; Central and Eastern Europe, Czech and Slovak studies; transitional justice.
James Von Geldern
Russian and International Studies, and Chair of Russian Studies
Russian and Soviet popular culture and cultural history; comparative studies in revolutions and commemoration; international law and legal frameworks; cultural studies.
Visiting Assistant Professor of International Studies
Research interests include anthropology of state and sovereignty, communal rituals, belief in evil and demonology, and political violence.
Kate Ryan Reiling
Entreprenuer in Residence
Part Time Faculty
Senior Lecturer of Political Science and Chair of Human Rights and Humanitarianism
Additional Faculty Teaching in International Studies
Associate Professor of Economics and Latin American Studies
Rural and agricultural development, economic development, education in developing countries, and Central America-U.S. migration
Gary J. Krueger
Cargill Professor of International Economics
Comparative Economics, Transition Economics, Industrial Organization and Applied Econometrics
Professor of Sociology
Political ecology, tropical agriculture, environment and development policy, and livelihood security
Margaret (Molly) Olsen
Professor of Hispanic & Latin American Studies
Trans-Atlantic literatures of the 16th and 17th centuries, and colonial and contemporary Afro-Caribbean texts
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
Environmental policy and politics
Sonita Sarker (On sabbetical spring semester 2016)
Professor Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and English
Feminist and literary theories; cultural studies of globalization as it intersects with nationalism, democracy, and imperialism; "minoritized" literatures, with a transnational comparative basis in Western Europe and Asia.
Professor of Anthropology
Socio-cultural anthropology, gender, migration, political conflict, Africa, Europe, United States