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  • Deina Abdelkader, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Comparative Politics, International Relations, Middle East, Muslim World

  • Jason Carter

    Interdisciplinary Programs Coordintaor, Adjunct Faculty, Dean Bergeron International Relations Club Adviser

  • Mitra Das, Ph.D.


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

  • 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.


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

  • Vanessa Joan Gray, Ph.D.

    Adjunct Faculty

    Latin American Politics, Comparative Politics, Global Environment

  • 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.

    Lecturer, Director of Digital Media Program

  • 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.

    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.


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

  • 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.

    Research Professor, Director

    Sustainable housing and community economic development

  • 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