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SIS Faculty Conducting Research in Public Health

Maria De Jesus

Maria De Jesus

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Maria De Jesus brings to AU a wealth of research and teaching experiences in the area of health communication and promotion, a critical area of focus in interstate and transnational relations. Her research examines the role of cross-cultural heal... [More]

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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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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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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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Nathan Paxton

Nathan Paxton

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Professorial Lecturer

Dr. Nathan A. Paxton studies international relations, organizational decisionmaking, global public health, and political theory, and he is a member of the International Development Program in SIS. His current research focuses on two areas: the effect... [More]

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Rachel Robinson

Rachel Robinson

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Associate Professor

Dr. Robinson’s research focuses on the politics of population, reproductive health, and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, and she also studies the determinants of birth timing in the United States. Her most recent work on Africa explored the process of... [More]

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Thespina Yamanis

Thespina Yamanis

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Thespina (Nina) Yamanis’ professional interests are in identifying the mechanisms that link social and economic conditions to global health disparities and in designing community-based interventions to improve health among the most vulnerable gro... [More]

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