Faculty

SIA Faculty

Larry Catá Backer,

Larry Catá Backer

  • Professor of Law and International Affairs
Johannes W. Fedderke,

Johannes W. Fedderke

  • Professor of International Affairs and African Studies
Gordon Gray,

Gordon Gray

  • Professor of Practice
James W. Houck,

James W. Houck

  • Vice Admiral, JAG Corps, U.S. Navy (Ret.)
  • Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Penn State Law and the School of International Affairs
Dennis Jett,

Dennis Jett

  • Professor of International Affairs
Mumbi Kimani,

Mumbi Kimani

  • Visiting Assistant Professor
Flynt L. Leverett,

Flynt L. Leverett

  • Professor of International Affairs and Asian Studies
Sophia A. McClennen,

Sophia A. McClennen

  • Professor of International Affairs and Comparative Literature
Wei Peng,

Wei Peng

  • Assistant Professor of International Affairs and Civil and Environmental Engineering
Elizabeth Ransom,

Elizabeth Ransom

  • Interim Director of the School of International Affairs
  • Associate Professor of International Affairs
Mare Sarr,

Mare Sarr

  • Associate Professor of International Affairs and African Studies
Lisa Witzig,

Lisa Witzig

  • Professor of Practice
  • Director of Center for Security Research and Education

Affiliate Faculty

Jessamyn Abel,

Jessamyn Abel

  • Associate Professor of Asian Studies
Sandra Allain,

Sandra Allain

  • Professor of Practice and Lecturer in Law
Gabeba Baderoon,

Gabeba Baderoon

  • Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African Studies
Deanna Behring,

Deanna Behring

  • Assistant Dean for International Programs, College of Agricultural Sciences
Seth Blumsack,

Seth Blumsack

  • Professor of Energy Policy and Economics and International Affairs
Lorraine Dowler,

Lorraine Dowler

  • Associate Professor of Geography
  • Associate Professor Women's Studies
Darryl Farber,

Darryl Farber

  • Assistant Professor of Engineering
Roger Finke,

Roger Finke

  • Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies
  • Director of the Association of Religion Data Archives
Peter Forster,

Peter Forster

  • Academic Program Coordinator, Homeland Security MPS
Scott Sigmund Gartner,

Scott Sigmund Gartner

  • Affiliate of Penn State School of International Affairs
Col. Jacob Graham,

Col. Jacob Graham

  • Professor of Practice of Information Sciences and Technology
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Peter Hatemi

  • Distinguished Professor of Political Science
Brian King,

Brian King

  • Affiliate Professor of International Affairs
Douglas Lemke,

Douglas Lemke

  • Professor of Political Science
Cyanne E. Loyle,

Cyanne E. Loyle

  • Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Carleen Maitland,

Carleen Maitland

  • Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Co-director, Institute for Information Policy
Jonathan H. Marks,

Jonathan H. Marks

  • Director of the Bioethics Program
Jud Mathews,

Jud Mathews

  • Assistant Professor of Law
Stephen A. Matthews,

Stephen A. Matthews

  • Director, Graduate Program in Demography (Dual-Degree)
Roseanne McManus,

Roseanne McManus

  • Associate Professor of Political Science
Sascha Meinrath,

Sascha Meinrath

  • Palmer Chair in Telecommunications, Telecommunications
Kidane Mengisteab,

Kidane Mengisteab

  • Professor of African Studies and Political Science
Peter Mhando,

Peter Mhando

  • Associate Teaching Professor of International Business and International Affairs
Judd Michael,

Judd Michael

  • Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Nationwide Insurance Professor of Safety & Health
James Piazza,

James Piazza

  • Director - Counterterrorism Option, MPS Homeland Security
Andrea Tapia,

Andrea Tapia

  • Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
Panagiotis Takis Tridimas,

Panagiotis Takis Tridimas

  • Chair of European Law, King's College London
Kenan Unlu,

Kenan Unlu

  • Professor of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Catherine Wanner,

Catherine Wanner

  • Affiliate Faculty, The Rock Ethics Institute and the School of International Affairs
Yael Warshel,

Yael Warshel

  • Assistant Professor of Telecommunications