Graduate Group in International Studies

The Graduate Group in International Studies oversees the academic program for the MA in International Studies and awards the MA degree. It is a multidisciplinary group of standing faculty whose fundamental responsibility is for the academic quality and effectiveness of the program. Members of the Graduate Group oversee all changes in the Lauder curriculum, teach the core Area History courses and a variety of International Studies electives, evaluate all new Lauder courses, and frequently serve as supervisors of Global Knowledge Lab research projects for students.

Eiichiro Azuma
Alan Charles Kors Term Associate Professor, Department of History

Lee Cassanelli
Associate Professor, Department of History

Ann Farnsworth-Alvear
Associate Professor, Department of History

Avery Goldstein
David M. Knott Professor of Global Politics and International Relations, Political Science Department

Emily Hannum
Associate Professor of Sociology and Education, Department of Sociology
Chair, Graduate Group in Sociology

Peter Holquist
Associate Professor, Department of History

Walter Licht
Walter H. Annenberg Professor, Department of History

Julia Lynch
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Richard Marston
James R.F. Guy Professor of Finance, Wharton Finance Department

Philip M. Nicols
Associate Professor, Wharton Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department

Emilio Parrado
Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology

Heather Sharkey
Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies
Historian, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Melissa Teixeira
Assistant Professor, Department of History

Cheikh Babou
Associate Professor, Department of History

Frederick R. Dickinson
Professor, Department of History
Co-director, Lauder Institute

Jesús Fernández-Villaverde
Professor, Department of Economics

Mauro Guillén
Dr. Felix Zandman Professor of International Management, Wharton Management Department

Witold Henisz
Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management in Honor of Russell E. Palmer (former Managing Partner), Wharton Management Department

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet
Robert I. Williams Term Professor, Department of History

Noam Lior
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
Guest Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Associate Member, Club of Rome

Victor Mair
Professor of Chinese Language and Literature, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Walter A. McDougall
Professor of History, Alloy-Ansin Professor of International Relations, Department of History

Brendan O’Leary
Lauder Professor, Political Science Department

Daniel Raff
Associate Professor, Wharton Management Department

Rudra Sil
Professor, Political Science Department

Deborah A. Thomas
Professor of Anthropology and Africana Studies, Department of Anthropology

Jere Behrman
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, Department of Economics

Tulia Falleti
The Class of 1965 Term Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Marc Flandreau
Howard Marks Professor of Economic History

Marja Hoek-Smit
Adjunct Professor of Real Estate, Wharton Real Estate Department
Director/Founder, International Housing Finance Program, Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center

Lynn Hollen Lees
Professor Emeritus, Department of History

Joseph Lowry
Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies

Edward Mansfield
Hum Rosen Professor, Political Science Department

Lisa Mitchell
Associate Professor, Department of South Asia Studies
Director, South Asia Center

Mitchell A. Orenstein
Professor and Department Chair, Russian and East European Studies

Michèle H. Richman
Professor Emeritus of Romance Languages

Brian Spooner
Professor and Undergraduate Chair, Department of Sociology

Michael Useem
William and Jacalyn Egan Professor, Wharton Management Department
Editor, Wharton Leadership Digest
Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management

Robert Vitalis
Professor, Political Science Department

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