Global, Urban, and Environmental Studies (GLUE)

Global Studies Faculty

Professor of Global Studies and International Affairs

Jonathan’s work explores the intersection of culture and politics. Current research concerns memory and legacies of socialism in Germany, urban identity in Shenzhen, China, and neoliberal geographies of globalization.

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Chair and Associate Professor of Global Studies
Alexandra specializes in the study of migration from a transnational perspective. Her research focuses on Mexican migration to the U.S., diaspora engagement policies, and questions of memory in relation to borders and violence.
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Associate Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology
Jaskiran’s research interests span the fields of settler colonialism, anthropology of the state, anti-racist feminism, youth development, and the cultural foundations of education. Her scholarship is intimately connected to, and informed by, on-the-ground advocacy and direct action.
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Associate Professor of Global Studies and Geography
Laura’s research focuses on community organizing, urban social movements, and race, gender, and labor politics in immigrant communities. She has written on the connection between geography and industry in art, the influence of digital technologies on urban space, and the impact of 9/11 on NYC’s Chinatown.
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Associate Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology
Gustav’s research interests include theory and practice of socialism, monetary history, the Euro, credit, and debt in Europe, utopian visions and the production of space.

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Affiliated Faculty (2019-20)

  • Ujju Aggarwal, PhD: Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Experiential Learning with a focus on public infrastructures, social movements for educational justice, racial capitalism, urban space, social reproduction, immigrants’ rights, gender, and transformative justice.

Part-Time Faculty (2019-2020)

  • Eric Anthamatten, PhD: Writer, prison educator, and part-time lecturer at Fordham University
  • Bernadette Ludwig, PhD: Immigration scholar, activist, and co-founder and former Executive Director of Culture Connect
  • Dejan Lukic, PhD: Anthropologist, writer, and co-founder of the Vitalist project
  • Corinna Mullin, PhD: Research Associate at the London Middle East Institute at SOAS
  • Abigail Perez Aguilera, PhD: Visiting research scholar, Global Studies
  • Everita Silina, PhD: Author and researcher with a focus on theories of justice, the social contract, models of democratic legitimacy, and the new governance mechanisms in the European Union
  • Daniel Stewart, JD: Founder and Executive Director at Independent International Legal Advocates (IILA) and former Legal Officer at the UN
  • Gabriel Vignoli, PhD: Anthropologist, part-time lecturer at the Graduate Program in International Affairs, and Faculty Coordinator of the Cuba International Field Program

Faculty Teaching in Global Studies (2019-2020)

  • Mark Johnson, MA: Assistant Professor of Practice in the Graduate Programs in International Affairs, teaching skills courses that include introductory and advanced Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Cycle Management
  • Anita Von Schnitzler, PhD: Associate Professor in the Graduate Programs in International Affairs and an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Anthropology

Teaching Fellows (2019-2020)

  • Tania Aparicio (Politics)
  • Andrew Kuech (Politics & Historical Studies)
  • Tatiana Llaguno-Nieves (Politics)
  • Jussara Raxlen (Sociology)
  • Setareh Shohadaei (Politics)

Teaching Assistants (2019-2020)

  • Mayra Cotta (Politics)
  • Marianna Poyares (Philosophy)
  • Erin Simmons


Alexandra Délano Alonso (Global Studies)

Jürgen von Mahs (Urban Studies)

Elaine Savory (Environmental Studies)

GLUE Advisor:
Christina McElderry
64 West 11th St., Room 106
Phone: 646.909.2260

GLUE Program Manager:
Shaked Landor
66 West 12th St., 9th Floor
Phone: 646.909.2784

Global Studies Program Coordinator
Clara Beccaro
66 West 12th St., 9th Floor
Phone: 646.909.2404

Global Studies Student Assistant:
66 West 12th St., 9th Floor
Phone: 646.909.2404

Hours & Info
66 West 12th Street
New York, NY 10012

212-229-5119 x 2784
Monday – Friday: 10 AM – 6 PM


The New School’s interdisciplinary undergraduate programs in Global, Urban and Environmental Studies (GLUE) form an academic laboratory for students to delve into the manifold ways in which global forces are redefining our cities and our ecologies. Within a project-centered curriculum students develop expertise through one of our undergraduate majors and a suite of graduate programs. Students learn to synthesize and creatively employ concepts and skills from social sciences, design, and humanities, and to use this knowledge to impact their world.

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To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduates Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.