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  • David Barker Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies and Professor of Government

    School of Public Affairs
  • David Barno distinguished practitioner in residence

    School of International Service
    BS from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and MA from Georgetown University
  • Naomi Baron professor of linguistics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    BA, Brandeis University; PhD, Stanford University
  • Scott Bass provost; professor of public administration and policy

    BA, MA, and PhD, University of Michigan; teaching certification in secondary education, special education, emotional disabilities, University of Michigan
  • Melissa Becher associate librarian

    BA, Oberlin College; MS in library and information science, University of Illinois
  • Laura Beers associate professor of history

    College of Arts and Sciences
    BA, Princeton University; MA, PhD, Harvard University
  • Richard Benedetto adjunct professor, print journalism, political science

    School of Communication
    BA, MA, and Doctor of Humane Letters, Syracuse University
  • Susan Bennett director, Community and Economic Development Clinic; professor of law

    Washington College of Law
    AB, MA, Yale University; JD, Columbia University School of Law
  • Nora Bensahel distinguished scholar in residence

    School of International Service
    BA, Cornell University; MA and PhD, Stanford University.
  • Evan Berry associate professor of philosophy and religion

    College of Arts and Sciences
    BA, Colorado College; MA, PhD, University of California–Santa Barbara
  • Randall Blair program director, Weekend Graduate Program in Producing for Film and Video; associate professor of film and media arts

    School of Communication
    BA, Dartmouth College; MA, American University
  • Kim Blankenship professor of sociology

    College of Arts and Sciences
    BA, College of William and Mary; MA, Duke University; PhD, Duke University
  • Robert Blecker professor of economics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    PhD, Stanford University
  • Wendy Boland associate dean of programs and learning, KSB; assistant professor of marketing

    Kogod School of Business
    BSBA, Bucknell University; MBA, University of Massachusetts; PhD, University of Arizona
  • John Bracht assistant professor

    College of Arts and Sciences
    PhD, University of California, San Diego
  • Daniel Bradlow director, International Legal Studies Program; professor of law

    Washington College of Law
    BA, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa; LLM, Georgetown University Law Center; JD, Northeastern University Law School; LLD, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Philip Brenner professor of U.S. foreign policy; affiliate professor of history

    School of International Service
    BA, Columbia University; MA, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
  • William Brent associate professor of audio technology

    College of Arts and Sciences
    Bachelor of Music, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada; MA, Mills College; PhD, University of California–San Diego
  • Robin Broad professor of international development

    School of International Service
    MA, PhD, Princeton University
  • Ivy Broder professor of economics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    BA, Hunter College (now Lehman College) of the City University of New York; MA, PhD, State University of New York–Stony Brook

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