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CLALS | Affiliated Faculty (G-0)

  1. Carolyn Gallaher, Associate Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    I do research in two distinct areas—organized violence by non-state actors and urban politics In the first area, on which I have spent more time, I examine the politics, internal dynamics, and patterns of violence of militias, paramilitaries, privat… More

    Send email to Carolyn Gallaher

    (202) 885-1827

  2. William Gentile, Journalist in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    Bill Gentile is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is an independent journalist and documentary filmmaker at American University, where he brings 30 years of field experience and professional contacts to the next generation of communica… More

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    (202) 885-2663

  3. Chip Gerfen, Professor and Department Chair, World Languages & Cultures

    CAS - World Languages and Cultures

    Send email to Chip Gerfen

    (202) 885-2385

  4. Agustina Giraudy, Assistant Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Professor Giraudy's book, Democrats and Autocrats (Oxford University Press, 2015), explores the multiple pathways towards subnational undemocratic regime continuity within democratized countries. A second, co-edited book with E. Moncada and R. Snyder… More

    Send email to Agustina Giraudy

    (202) 885-1610

  5. Louis Goodman, Professor and Dean Emeritus, SIS

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Louis Goodman carries out research on social change and politics in Latin America and in Asia. His current research focuses on public goods, regional alliances and development. He has published widely on civil-military relations in Latin America, on … More

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    (202) 885-1603

  6. T. Garrett Graddy-Lovelace, Assistant Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Professor Garrett Graddy-Lovelace researches global environmental and agricultural policy and politics. A critical geographer, she draws upon political ecology and postcolonial studies in current research on agricultural biodiversity conservation, ag… More

    Send email to T. Garrett Graddy-Lovelace

    (202) 885-6269

  7. Ludy Grandas, Senior Professorial Lecturer

    CAS - World Languages and Cultures

    Ludy Grandas’ research interests include issues of national identity in Latin America and in the Hispanic communities in the U.S. Her teaching interests include the Studies of Culture in Latin America, the Studies of Culture in Hispanic populations i… More

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    (202) 885-2434

  8. Sonya Grier, Professor

    KSB - Marketing

    Professor Grier conducts interdisciplinary research on topics related to target marketing, race in the marketplace, the social impact of commercial marketing, and social marketing. Her current research investigates the relationship between marketing … More

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    (202) 885-1971

  9. Jermain Griffin, Professorial Lecturer

    CAS - School of Education

    Dr. Jermain Griffin is a May 2017 PhD graduate from Colorado State University. Dr. Griffin continues to work with the American Council on Education’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE) as a research consultant. In 2017, he c… More

    Send email to Jermain Griffin

    (202) 885-6367

  10. Austin Hart, Assistant Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Austin Hart is Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods and Coordinator of the Graduate Methods Program. He specializes in the study of political behavior as well as statistical and experimental research methods. His substantive work focuses on ci… More

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    (202) 885-1640

  11. Consuelo Hernandez, Associate Professor

    CAS-World Lang and Cultures

    Professor Consuelo Hernández teaches courses on Creative Writing in Spanish, 20th century Latin American Literature, Central America Cultural Studies, Colombia and Afro-Latin America Culture and Music. She is the author of two scholarly books: Alvaro… More

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    (202) 885-2345

  12. Eric Hershberg, Director, Center for Latin American and Latino Studies

    Center for Latin American/Latino Studies

    Send email to Eric Hershberg

    (202) 885-6172

  13. Karen Knee, Assistant Professor

    CAS - Environmental Science

    I grew up in Charleston, SC, and the happy days I spent at the beach gave me a lifelong love of the water. I left home to pursue a degree in Environmental Science at Brown University, and after graduation I worked as a cook, lab tech, freelance journ… More

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    (202) 885-1093

  14. Alan Kraut, University Professor

    CAS - History

    Alan M. Kraut is University Professor of History and an affiliate faculty member of the School of International Service. He is also a Non-resident Fellow of the Migration Policy Institute. Currently, he is the President of the Organization of America… More

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    (202) 885-2410

  15. William LeoGrande, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

    SPA - Government

    Professor of Government and a specialist in Latin American politics and U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America, Professor LeoGrande has been a frequent adviser to government and private sector agencies. He has written five books, including Our Own … More

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    (202) 885-6234

  16. Christian Maisch, Assistant Professor

    School of Prof & Extd Studies

    Dr. Christian J. Maisch teaches in the School of Professional & Extended Studies. From the fall of 1988 through the present, Dr. Maisch’s primary teaching responsibilities have included the following courses: • The SPExS’ Washington Semester Program… More

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    (202) 895-4928

  17. Juliana Martinez, Assistant Professor

    CAS - World Languages and Cultures

    Professor Martínez focuses on the intersection of violence and body politics in the Latin-American and US Latino context. Her two main areas of research are: representation of historical violence recent cultural production; and gender and sexuality—p… More

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    (202) 885-2586

  18. Sarah Menke-Fish, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Sarah Menke-Fish is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She is a master teacher in the School of Communication. She serves as associate director for the Center for Environmental Filmmaking, launched and directs Discover the World of Communi… More

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    (202) 885-2098

  19. Jeffrey Middents, Associate Professor

    CAS - Literature

    Professor Middents studies and teaches film and world literature, specifically focusing on Latin American narratives from the 1960s to the present. His film-oriented courses cover a wide range of concepts, including national cinemas, genre, the auteu… More

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    (202) 885-2979

  20. Amy Oliver, Department Chair, Philosophy and Religion

    CAS - Philosophy and Religion

    Professor Oliver's teaching and research on Latin America explore philosophical topics such as marginality, feminism, nepantlismo, and transfronterismo. She works on the Hispanic essay of ideas and Latin American narrative. She has lived in Mexico, A… More

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    (202) 885-2140