Dr. Robert Pastor is a professor of international relations and director of the Center for North American Studies and the Center for Democracy and Election Management. From 2002-07, he was Vice President of International Affairs at AU where he transf... [More]
Distinguished Diplomat in Residence
Ambassador Anthony Quainton is the Diplomat-in-Residence and a professor of U.S. Foreign Policy, having previously served in the United States Foreign Service and held ambassadorships to the Central African Republic, Nicaragua, Kuwait, and Peru.
Inu Barbee is Graduate Associate at the Center for North American Studies. She graduated in May 2012 with an M.A. in U.S. Foreign Policy from the School of International Service, and was the inaugural recipient of the 2011 David Stemper Fellowship, ... [More]
Ana Caridad Sanchez
Ana Caridad is a M.A. Candidate in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at the School of International Service and Graduate Associate at the Center for North American Studies. She is the administrative assistant for the center.Her research int... [More]
Senior Fellows, 2011-2012
Victor Armony (PhD, Université du Québec) is a professor of sociology and director of the Observatory of the Americas at the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM). During 2011-2012, he holds a Canada-US Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at American University and at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Armony has been researching pluralism and integration in Canada from the perspective of immigrants and minorities. His last book deals with nationalism, language, and ethnic diversity in Quebec (Le Québec expliqué aux immigrants, Montreal, VLB, 2007) and his most recent publication has been “The Challenge of Naming the Other in Latin America” (in Identity Politics in the Public Realm: Bringing Institutions Back). Dr. Armony currently holds a 3-year grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to study the Latino population in Canada.
Stephen Blank (PhD, Harvard) has enjoyed a career in the academic, business and not-for-profit communities and is a well-known North Americanist. Blank served as Claude Bissell Visiting Professor of US-Canada Relations at the University of Toronto, Fulbright Distinguished Professor at the University of Montreal and Ross Distinguished Visiting Professor of Canada-US Business at Western Washington University. He was Director of the Center for International Business Studies at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business. Blank was a visiting professor at Yale, Dartmouth, Columbia, Dalhousie, UBC, the International University of Japan, and HEC-Montreal. He was Managing Director of the Pan-American Partnership for Business Education, an alliance of four North American business schools and a founding partner of Multinational Strategies, Inc., and Stephen Blank Associates. In 2002, he was awarded L’Ordre National du Quebec by the Government of Quebec. In 2009, he received the first North American Citizen award by the North American Center for Transborder Studies at Arizona State University and the first North America Works award by Kansas City, Missouri.
Christopher Sands (PhD Johns Hopkins) is a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute, where he specializes on Canada and U.S.-Canadian relations, as well as North American economic integration. He is also a professorial lecturer at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, an adjunct professor in Government at the American University School of Public Affairs, and lectures at the Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. Department of State and for the US Department of Homeland Security. In 1993, Sands began a long association with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) where he focused on US-Canada relations and North American integration issues, including a major study with Sidney Weintraub of The North American Auto Industry under NAFTA (CSIS Press, 1998). In 1999-2000, Sands was a Fulbright Scholar and visiting fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa.
Brian Bow (PhD Cornell) is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Fellow at the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies at Dalhousie University, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is an expert on US-Canada relations, US foreign policy, Canadian foreign policy, and regional politics in North America. He is the author of The Politics of Linkage: Power, Interdependence and Ideas in Canada-US Relations (UBC Press) , which was awarded the Donner Prize as the best public policy book published in Canada in 2009. He is also co-editor (with Patrick Lennox) of An Independent Foreign Policy for Canada?: Challenges and Choices for the Future (University of Toronto Press, 2008), and more than a dozen chapters and articles on various aspects of US-Canada relations and Canadian foreign policy.
2008-2010 Senior Fellows
James W. Dean
CNAS Senior Fellow
Professor of Economics at Simon Fraser University, and Fulbright Professor of North American Studies at American University
Antonio Ortiz Mena L. N.
CNAS Senior Fellow
Head of Economic Affairs, Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Faculty Advisory Committee
- Dr. Robert A. Pastor, Professor of international relations and Director of the Center for North American Studies and the Center for Democracy and Election Management
- Professor Robert A. Blecker, Economics, College of Arts and Sciences
- Professor Philip Brenner, SIS; Director, Inter-Disciplinary Council on Latin America
- Assistant Professor Miguel Carter, School of International Service
- Dr. Maria Green Cowles, Associate Director, University Honors Program
- Professor David C. Culver, Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
- Associate Professor Frank L. DuBois, International Business, Kogod School of Business
- Associate Professor Michelle Egan, School of International Service
- Assistant Professor Todd A. Eisenstadt, Government, School of Public Affairs
- Assistant Professor David Ekbladh, History, College of Arts and Sciences
- Rev. Joseph Eldridge, Chaplain, American University, Founder of WOLA
- Assistant Professor Sally W. Fowler, Strategic Management, Endowed Fellow, Kogod
- Associate Professor Carolyn Gallaher, School of International Service
- Nadia Gerspacher, CNAS Fellow and SIS Adjunct Professor
- Dean Louis W. Goodman, School of International Service
- Dean Claudio M. Grossman, Washington College of Law
- Associate Professor Randall Henning, School of International Service
- Daniel Hernandez, Visiting Professor, School of International Service
- Professor William Leap, Chair, Anthropology; Coordinator, American Studies; CAS
- Assistant Professor James R. Lee, School of International Service
- William LeoGrande, School of Public Affairs
- Assistant Professor Richard G. Linowes, Outstanding Professor of Undergraduate Programs, Kogod School of Business
- Michael Mass, Kogod School of Business; Director, University Honors Program
- Dr. James T. McHugh, Associate Director and Visiting Professor, CNAS
- Associate Professor Ellen E. Meade, Economics, College of Arts and Sciences
- Assistant Professor Sarah Menke-Fish, School of Communication
- Dean Kay Mussell, College of Arts and Sciences
- Fernanda Nicola, Associate Professor, Washington College of Law
- Associate Professor Amy Oliver, Language and Foreign Studies; Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences
- Antonio Ortiz Mena L. N., CNAS Senior Fellow and Head of Economic Affairs, Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C.
- Associate Professor Walter G. Park, Department of Economics
- Associate Professor Randolph Persaud, School of International Service
- Anthony Quainton, Distinguished Diplomat-in-Residence
- Professor Rick Rockwell, Department of Journalism
- Professor Christopher Rudolph, School of International Service
- Associate Professor Cathy Schneider, School of International Service
- Dr. Susan Solarz, Scholar-in-Residence, Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
- Assistant Professor Mireya Solís, School of International Service
- Manuel Suarez, Adjunct Professor of Economic and Finance, SIS
- Professor Brett Williams, Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences
- Associate Professor Paul Winters, Economics, College of Arts and Sciences