Global Studies Faculty

Associate Professor of Global Studies and International Affairs

Research interests: Germany, China, post-socialism, memory, material culture, everyday life, sovereignty, national identity, urban space, special economic zones, migration, globalization, markets and society, political culture
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Chair and Associate Professor of Global Studies
Research interests: Migration, diasporas, transnationalism, memory, Mexico
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Associate Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology
Research interests: Anthropology of the state, critical indigenous studies, settler colonialism, youth studies, anthropology of development, anti-racist and Indigenous feminism and ethnographic/curatorial methods
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Associate Professor of Global Studies and Geography
Research interests: Urban, political, and feminist geography; Gender and ethnic studies; Community and class organizing; Migration and work; Race and space; Chinatowns
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Associate Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology
Research interests: History and transnational reform movements of credit and debt legislation in Europe; techniques of savings vs. hoarding; relationship between money and the body in legislation and daily practice; ongoing project to digitize archival fieldnotes from seminal ethnographers
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Part-Time Faculty (2018-19)

  • 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
  • Edefe Ojomo, LLB, LLM, MA: Lecturer, Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, University of Lagos, Nigeria, JSD student at NYU Law, and former research fellow at the ECOWAS Commission, Abuja
  • Andre Simonyi, PhD: Part-time lecturer, Department of Politics, and former Lieutenant-Colonel in the Canadian Armed Forces
  • 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
  • Betty Yu: Multi-media artist, filmmaker, educator, community activist, and co-founder of the Chinatown Art Brigade
  • Abigail Perez Aguilera, PhD: Visiting research scholar, Global Studies

Teaching Fellows (2018-19)

  • Christopher Harris (Politics)
  • Jacquelin Kataneksza (Public and Urban Policy)
  • Begoña Gerling (Politics)
  • Tatiana Llaguno-Nieves (Politics)