Meet the faculty

SIS has more than 120 full time faculty from across the social sciences, including anthropology, economics, geography, law, political science, and sociology. Our faculty research and write on a variety of geographic and intellectual areas; many have extensive experience in the public and private sectors, both in the United States and internationally.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Research interests

  • Sovereignty
  • Peace
  • Autonomy
  • Ethics

SIS Undergraduate Research Coordinator

Research interests

  • Research methods and methodology
  • European Union / European politics
  • Social policy and welfare states

SIS Global Scholars Program Director

Research interests

  • International politics
  • Comparative and regional studies
  • Social movements and grassroots networks in the Middle East

SIS Honors Program Director

Sarah Knight Asst Professor SIS - School of International Service

Research interests

  • International political economy
  • History of the Bretton Woods institutions
  • Global politics of the Internet and electronic commerce

Olson Scholars Program Director

Research interests

  • The sociology of legitimacy across political scales in contemporary non-democratic settings
  • Local (in particular urban) governance in the context of armed conflict
  • Global health agenda-setting and resource allocation
  • Discourses as frames for global development policies