Eve Bratman is an assistant professor at SIS. Dr. Bratman's research involves sustainable development politics in the Brazilian Amazon. Her major research projects focus on the links between environmental policy, agriculture, and human rights in Braz... [More]
Dr. Philip Brenner has published widely on U.S./Cuba relations, on contemporary U.S. foreign policy, and on the Cuban Missile Crisis. His most recent book is A Contemporary Cuba Reader: Reinventing the Revolution.
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]
Carolyn Gallaher is a broadly trained political geographer. Her work blends insights from political economy and cultural studies and is focused on two substantive areas of inquiry—the role of paramilitaries in irregular warfare and the influence of t... [More]
Dr. Christian J. Maisch teaches Foreign Policy in the Washington Semester Program of American University's School of Professional & Extended Studies. Dr. Maisch served as Associate Dean of the Washington Semester Program, Washington Professional De... [More]
Distinguished Economist in Residence
Dr. Arturo Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence, is an expert in international finance, emerging markets and Latin American economics. He previously taught at Columbia University, New York University, and Williams College, but is a late ... [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.
Diplomat in Residence
Ambassador Sally Shelton-Colby has held a number of senior positions in the public, corporate and non-profit sectors and in international organizations. She has been Deputy Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Developmen... [More]
Matthew M. Taylor,
Professor Taylor's research and teaching interests include corruption and organized crime, judicial politics, and Latin American political economy. He has lived and worked extensively in Brazil, most recently as an assistant professor at the Universi... [More]
Anthony Wanis-St. John,
Dr. Anthony Wanis-St. John researches international negotiation, military negotiations, ceasefires, humanitarian negotiations and peace processes. He has created several advanced courses on negotiation for SIS, ranging from interpersonal skills and ... [More]