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  • Deina Abdelkader, Ph.D.

    Deina Abdelkader, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Comparative Politics, International Relations, Middle East, Muslim World

  • Mitra Das, Ph.D.

    Mitra Das, Ph.D.


    Family studies and gender-related issues; immigration; ethnicity; social change and comparative perspective.

  • Urmitapa Dutta, Ph.D.

    Urmitapa Dutta, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Youth participatory action research, Critical community psychology, Conflict transformation and peacebuilding, Northeast India/South Asia

  • James J.F. Forest, Ph.D.

    James J.F. Forest, Ph.D.


    International security studies, terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, homeland security.

  • Vanessa Joan Gray, Ph.D.

    Vanessa Joan Gray, Ph.D.

    Adjunct Faculty

    Latin American Politics, Comparative Politics, Global Environment

  • Seth Izen

    Seth Izen

    Project Manager - CIP; Middle East Center; International Education Specialist for the Office of the Provost, Adjunct Professor

    Mediation, alternative dispute resolution, conflict resolution, Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • Wael Kamal, Ph.D.

    Wael Kamal, Ph.D.

    Lecturer, Director of Digital Media Program

  • Whitley R.P. Kaufman, Ph.D.

    Whitley R.P. Kaufman, Ph.D.

    Chair of Philosophy, Professor

    Ethics (Theoretical and Applied), Philosophy of Law, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

  • James H. Nehring, Ed.D.

    James H. Nehring, Ed.D.

    Associate Professor, Leadership in Schooling, Graduate Coordinator for all doctoral programs, Ph.D. & Ed.D.

    School level improvement and professional learning.

  • Paula Rayman, Ph.D.

    Paula Rayman, Ph.D.


    Areas of expertise include social change, work and inequality, and gender and science.

  • Bassam Romaya, Ph.D.

    Bassam Romaya, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Philosophy of war, peace, and nonviolence, world philosophy and religion, aesthetics and philosophy of art, philosophy of sex, GLBTQ studies, and Middle East studies.

  • David Turcotte, Sc.D.

    David Turcotte, Sc.D.

    Research Professor, Director

    Sustainable housing and community economic development

  • Jenifer Whitten-Woodring, Ph.D.

    Jenifer Whitten-Woodring, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor and Director of Global Studies Ph.D. Program

    Media Freedom, Comparative and International Political Communication, Human Rights, Repression and Dissent, International Relations, Research Methods