Full Time Faculty
James Wallace Professor of International Studies & Chair
- Global political economy; political and social theory; African politics; leadership and the state; Somali studies; Islam and globalization.
Professor of International Studies
- International human rights; ethnicity, nationalism, and civic belonging; Central and Eastern Europe, Czech and Slovak studies; transitional justice.
David Chioni Moore
Director, Critical Theory; 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.
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
- Global health justice and the theory and practice of social medicine with an area focus on Latin America
Part Time Faculty
Jenna Rice Rahaim
Visiting Assistant Professor
- Charity, Humanitarianism, and Gifts; Empathy and Obligation; Migration and Refugees; National and Sectarian Sentiment; Genealogy and Kinship; Postcolonial and feminist literatures; the Middle East and Islamic World
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
Margaret (Molly) Olsen
Professor of Hispanic and Latin American Studies
- Trans-Atlantic literatures of the 16th and 17th centuries, and colonial and contemporary Afro-Caribbean texts
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.
Associate Dean, Institute for Global Citizenship, office in Markim 107; Professor of Anthropology
- Socio-cultural anthropology, gender, migration and refugees, political conflict, research methods, Africa, Europe, North America