Faculty Directory

Core Faculty

Lisa S. Alfredson (Ph.D. London School of Economics), Assistant Professor

Ariel Armony (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh), Professor

Luke Condra (Ph.D. Stanford University), Assistant Professor

Sabina E. Deitrick (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley), Associate Professor

George W. Dougherty (Ph.D. University of Georgia), Assistant Professor

William N. Dunn (Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University), Professor

Muge Kokten Finkel (Ph.D. University of Virginia), Assistant Professor

Shanti Gamper-Rabindran (Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Associate Professor

Marcela Gonzalez Rivas (Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Assistant Professor

Ryan Grauer (Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania), Assistant Professor

Kevin Kearns (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh), Professor

John T.S. Keeler (Ph.D. Harvard University), Dean and Professor

Michael Kenney (Ph.D. University of Florida), Associate Professor

Michael Lewin (Ph.D., John Hopkins University), Lecturer

Sera Linardi (Ph.D. California Institute of Technology), Assistant Professor

Jerome B. McKinney (Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia), Professor

John Mendeloff (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley), Professor

David Y. Miller (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh), Professor

Kevin M. Morrison (Ph.D. Duke University), Assistant Professor

Jennifer B. Murtazashvili (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison), Associate Professor

Ilia Murtazashvili (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison), Associate Professor

Paul J. Nelson (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin), Associate Dean

Lisa Nelson (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison), Associate Professor

Louis A. Picard (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison), Professor

Michael Poznansky (Ph.D., University of Virginia), Assistant Professor

Julia M. Santucci (M.A. University of Arizona), Senior Lecturer

Taylor Seybolt (Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Associate Professor

Martin Staniland (Ph.D. University of Cambridge), Professor

Nuno Themudo (Ph.D. London School of Economics), Associate Professor

Jeremy Weber (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison), Associate Professor

Lee S. Weinberg (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh), Associate Professor

Meredith Wilf (Ph.D., Princeton University), Assistant Professor

Phil Williams (Ph.D. University of Southampton), Wesley W. Posvar Chair for International Security Studies


Part-Time and Visiting Faculty

Lindsey Anderson (MPIA, University of Pittsburgh GSPIA), Visiting Senior Lecturer

Kathleen Buechel (M.A. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard), Senior Lecturer

Louise Comfort (Ph.D. Yale University), Professor


Pitt Faculty with Joint Appointments in GSPIA

Michael Aklin (PhD, New York University), Department of Political Science

Elena Baylis (JD, Yale Law School), School of Law

Daniel Berkowitz (Ph.D. Columbia University), Department of Economics

Iza Ding (Ph.D., Harvard University), Department of Political Science

Jean Ferketish (PhD, University of Pittsburgh), School of Education

Robert Hayden (Ph.D. University of New York, Buffalo), Department of Anthropology

David Hickton (JD, University of Pittsburgh), Director, University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security

Carrie Leana (Ph.D. University of Houston), Katz Graduate School of Business

Barry Mitnick (Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania), Katz Graduate School of Business

Scott Morgenstern (Ph.D. University of California, San Diego), Department of Political Science

Audrey J. Murrell (Ph.D. University of Delaware), Katz Graduate School of Business

Tymofiy Mylovanov (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison), Department of Economics

Lindsay Page (Ed.D, Harvard University), School of Education

B. Guy Peters (Ph.D. Michigan State University), Joint Appointee and Maurice Falk Professor of American Government

M. Najeeb Shafiq (Ph.D. Columbia University), School of Education

Vijai Singh (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin), Department of Sociology

David Thaw (JD, University of California, Berkeley), School of Law

Martin Weiss (Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University), School of Information Sciences


Adjunct Faculty

Wayne L. Babish (M.S. LaRoche College), Former Police Chief and Allegheny County Chief Investigator

Dave Coplan (M.P.A. University of Pittsburgh), Executive Director of the Human Services Center and Director of the Mon Valley Providers Council

Albert De Amicis (M.P.P.M. University of Pittsburgh), Retired, Allegheny County Bureau of Corrections

Dennis J. DeSantis (M.S. University of Pittsburgh), Adjunct Professor

Fatma El-Hamidi (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh), Adjunct Professor

B. Jean Ferketish (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh), Adjunct Professor

Michael L. Hummel (Ph.D. Columbia University), Retired, Military Officer/Special Operations and Law Enforcement

Frank J. Kerber (M.S. Georgetown University), Adjunct Professor

Greg Kerpchar (M.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania), Former Law Enforcement Officer, Attorney General Bureau of Investigation

David M. Korman (J.D. Duquesne University), Adjunct Professor

Nicholas C. Laudato (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh), Former University Administrator and IT Consultant

An Lewis (M.S. Carnegie Mellon University), Adjunct Faculty

Forrest E. Morgan (Ph.D. University of Maryland), Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

Michael Rizzi (Ed.D. University of Pittsburgh), Michael Rizzi

Charles Skinner (Ph.D. Harvard University), Retired, State Department Official who worked for 30 years in key foreign leadership roles

Martha Ann Terry (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh), Adjunct Professor

James W. Turner (M.U.R.P. University of Pittsburgh), Director, Partnership for School District Improvement

William T. Jr. Valenta (M.B.A. University of Pittsburgh), Assistant Dean, MBA Programs, Katz Graduate School of Business


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