Faculty and Staff

Faculty

The Center's multi-disciplinary curriculum is made possible by a group of faculty drawn from departments across the University. In addition to teaching, CLAS' core faculty members serve on the Center’s Executive Committee and advise our students. CLAS draws on the DC policy and professional communities as well, bringing in expert adjunct professors to complement and enhance our course offerings.

Government

Matt Carnes
Assistant Professor of Government

Desha Girod
Assistant Professor of Government

Margaret D Hayes
Adjunct Professor of Government

Carol Lancaster
Professor of Government
Dean, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service 

Daniel Sabet
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government

Hector E Schamis
Adjunct Professor of Government

Michael E Shifter
Adjunct Professor of Government
Senior Fellow, Center for Latin American Studies

Eusebio Mujal-Leon
Associate Professor of Government
Co-Director of the Master's Programs in Democracy & Governance Studies and Development Management

Arturo Valenzuela
Professor of Government

History

Erick Langer
Professor of History
Director, Master's Program in Latin American Studies (MALAS)  

Bryan McCann
Associate Professor of History
Director, Master's Program in Global, International and Comparative History (MAGIC)

John Tutino
Professor of History

Spanish and Portuguese

Hector Campos
Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics

Tania Gentic
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Gwen Kirkpatrick
Professor of Spanish
Director, Graduate Studies

Adam Lifshey
Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Barbara Mujica
Professor of Spanish

Veronica Salles-Reese
Associate Professor of Spanish Literature
Director, Graduate Studies

Thomas J Walsh
Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics

Michael J. Ferreira
Assistant Professor of Portuguese

Vivaldo A Santos
Associate Professor of Portuguese
Director, Portuguese Program
Director, Brazilian Studies Program

Center for Latin American Studies

Roberto F Brodsky
Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin American Studies

Marc W Chernick
Associate Professor of Political Science
Director, Center for Latin American Studies

Kevin J Healy
Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin American Studies

Adriana Kocornik-Mina
Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin American Studies

Camille E. Gaskin-Reyes
Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin American Studies

Sociology & Anthropology

Denise Brennan
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Joanne Rappaport
Professor of Anthropology
 

Joseph M Palacios
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Dennis McNamara
Park Professor of Sociology & Korean Studies
Special Assistant to the University President for China Affairs

Timothy Wickham-Crowley
Associate Professor of Sociology
Chair, Department of Sociology

Economics

Monica Arruda De Almeida
Adjunct Professor of Political Economy

Adhip Chaudhuri
Assistant Professor of Economics

Barbara R Kotschwar
Adjunct Professor of Political Economy

Bjorn-Soren Gigler
Adjunct Professor of Development

Ramon J. Espinasa
Adjunct Professor of Economics

 
Development and International Affairs

Bjorn-Soren Gigler
Adjunct Professor of Development

Katherine E Bliss Adjunct Professor of Global Health

Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano
Adjunct Professor of Gender and Sustainable Development/Agriculture

Paul Almeida
Associate Professor of International Business
Senior Associate Dean, Executive Education

Timothy Beach
Professor of Geography
Cinco Hermanos Chair in Environment and International Affairs

Eusebio Mujal-Leon
Associate Professor of Government
Co-Director of the Master's Programs in Democracy & Governance Studies and Development Management

Elzbieta M Gozdziak
Research Director
Editor, International Migration Journal

John M Kline
Professor of International Business

Susan F Martin
Herzberg Professor of International Migration

Theodore H Moran
Professor of International Business
Marcus Wallenberg Chair in International Business and Finance

Jim Vreeland
Associate Professor of International Relations

Joseph M Murphy
Professor of Theology
Paul J. and Chandler M. Tagliabue Distinguished Professor in Interfaith Studies and Dialogue

Nader Nazmi
Adjunct Professor of International Finance

Other disciplines and Departments

Ricardo Ernst
Deputy Dean of Business
Co-Director, Global Logistics Research Program

Adriana Kugler
Vice-Provost for Faculty

B Lindsay Lowell
Director of Policy Studies

Ricardo Ortiz
Associate Professor of English
Director, Graduate Studies

Joseph A Page
Professor of Law

Dennis Quinn
Professor of Business and Public Policy

Andrew Schoenholtz
Visiting Professor of Law

Elizabeth H Stephen
Associate Professor of Demography

Jennifer Tobin
Assistant Professor of Public Policy