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Diplomacy faculty regularly contribute internationally recognized research and scholarship to the global community. They are also decorated pioneers in teaching. Innovative teaching at the School of Diplomacy has earned our faculty the University's Teacher of the Year award for two consecutive years, and it comes in a variety of forms: from creative writing assignments and in-class projects to academic experiences fully conducted in the field. Innovative teaching methods engage students actively in their own learning while simultaneously illustrating the practical applications of their knowledge.

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Nabeela Alam
Nabeela N. Alam
Assistant Professor of International Economics and Development
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Margarita Balmaceda
Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations
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Martin Edwards
Martin Edwards
Associate Professor
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Benjamin Goldfrank
Benjamin Goldfrank
Associate Professor and Department Chair
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Huang Yanzhong, Ph.D.
Yanzhong Huang
Professor; Director, Center for Global Health Studies
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Zinaida Miller
Zinaida Miller
Assistant Professor, International Law and Human Rights
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Sara Bjerg Moller
Sara Bjerg Moller
Assistant Professor, International Security
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Phil Moreman
Philip Moremen
Associate Professor
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Ann Marie Murphy
Ann Marie Murphy
Associate Professor; Director, Center for Emerging Powers and Transnational Trends
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Brian K Muzas, Assistant Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations
Brian Muzás
Assistant Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations
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Alireza A. Raisi
Visiting Assistant Professor
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Courtney Smith
Courtney Smith
Senior Associate Dean and Associate Professor
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Catherine Tinker, Adjunct Professor and Fellow, Center for UN and Global Governance Studies
Catherine Tinker
Visiting Associate Professor
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Zheng Wang
Professor; Director, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS)
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Adjunct Faculty

Atal Ahmadzai, M.P.H., M.S., M.D.
Mahidol University, Rutgers University
Human Security

James Amemasor, Ph.D.
Rutgers University
International economics, World history, Africa

Mohammad Hossein Hafezian, Ph.D.
University of Tehran
Middle East

Aaron Hale, Ph.D.
University of Florida
Civil conflict and development

Edislav Manetovic, Ph.D.
City University of New York
International relations, Comparative foreign policy


Borislava Manojlovic, Ph.D.
George Mason University
Conflict analysis and resolution

Binneh Minteh, M.S.
New York University
African studies, International security

Ambassador Maureen Quinn, M.S.
Georgetown University
Middle East politics
Former Ambassador and Career Foreign Service officer

Mita Saksena, Ph.D.
Florida International University
Global health, International relations theory

Li-Wen Zhang, Ph.D.
Columbia University
Human security, Global health, China's foreign relations
United Nations Secretariat

Sergio Vieira de Mello Endowed Visiting Chair in the Practice of Post-Conflict Diplomacy

Philipp H. Fluri, Ph.D.
Deputy Director of The Geneva DCAF Centre for Security, Development and the Rule of Law

Youssef Mahmoud, Ph.D.
Former Special Representative for the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad

Robert H. Serry
Former United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Crisis Management and Operations, NATO
Former Dutch Ambassador to Ireland

João Honwana, M.A.
Former Director of Africa Division, United Nations Department of Political Affairs

Tom and Ruth Sharkey Distinguished Visiting Scholars

Ambassador Jack Chow, M.D., M.P.A., M.B.A., M.S.
Course: Global Health Diplomacy
Former Assistant Director-General, World Health Organization
Former Special Representative of the U.S. Secretary of State for Health and Science

Catharin Dalpino, M.A.
Course: Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

Hugh T. Dugan
Course: Politics at the UN: Relevance and Reform
Former Senior Adviser to the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Former U.S. Delegate to the United Nations

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