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SIS Faculty Conducting Research in Democracy

Robin Broad

Robin Broad

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Professor

Dr. Robin Broad, Professor of International Development, established the International Development Program’s unique curricular offerings on economic globalization and development and on environment and development with a focus on social, environmenta... [More]

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Elizabeth Cohn

Elizabeth Cohn

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Elizabeth Cohn is an Assistant Professor specializing in U.S. foreign policy and Latin America. Her research interests include the U.S. promotion of democracy and Latin America. She is also deeply interested in pedagogies of teaching and is a fre... [More]

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202-885-2317
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Jeffrey Colgan

Jeffrey Colgan

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Assistant Professor

Professor Jeff Colgan is interested in the geopolitics of oil, the resource curse, international security, and international political economy. In his new (2013) book, Petro-Aggression: When Oil Causes War he presents a new theory of why oil is link... [More]

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202-885-6393
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Daniel Esser

Daniel Esser

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Esser researches violence, governance and aid effectiveness and focuses on cities and global health policy. He also pursues an interest in discourses and Pragmatism in international development. He has collected survey and interview data in Afgha... [More]

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202-885-1892
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Carl LeVan

Carl LeVan

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Assistant Professor

LeVan focuses on comparative political institutions, democratization, and African security.  His book,"Dictators, Democracy and African Development: The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria" (Cambridge University Press, 2015) explains two ... [More]

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202-885-2457
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Linda Lucia Lubrano

Linda Lucia Lubrano

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Professor

Linda Lucia Lubrano retired from the SIS faculty after 45 years of teaching from 1968 to 2013. Honored for her distinguished teaching career, she offered a wide range of courses that bridged the humanities with the natural and social sciences. Her cl... [More]

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202-885-1654
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James Mittelman

James Mittelman

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University Professor

James Mittelman is University Professor of International Affairs, and was founding Chair of Comparative and Regional Studies at American University. Previously, he was Professor and Dean at Queens College of the City University of New York, Professor... [More]

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202-885-1643
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Abdul Aziz Said

Abdul Aziz Said

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Professor

Dr. Said is the senior ranking professor at American University and the first occupant of the endowed Mohammed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace. He founded the university-wide Center for Global Peace, which undertakes a range of activities, both on ... [More]

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202-885-1632
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Cathy Schneider

Cathy Schneider

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Associate Professor

Cathy Lisa Schneider writes and teaches on social movements, collective violence, policing, criminal justice, immigration and racial and ethnic discrimination in Europe, the United States, and Latin America. Her publications include the books Police... [More]

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202-885-1666
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