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IS Affiliated Faculty

Andrea Arrington
Dept. of History - African and African American Studies, College of Arts & Sciences
Specialization:  African History, Comparative Women's History, Atlantic World History
Area interests:  Sub-Saharan Africa
Lisa Calvin
Dept. of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics
Specialization:  Spanish language, Folk cultures 
Language:  Spanish  
Michael Chambers
Dept. of Political Science
Specialization:  China, East Asia, Asia-Pacific region,
International politics, security, political economy, diplomacy, International environmental issues
Language:  Chinese (Mandarin)
Aruna Chandra
Dept. of Management, Information Systems and Business Education
Specialization: International business, Global entrepreneurship, Business incubators - international comparisonslanguages
Interests:  China, India, Latin America
Languages:  French, Kannada, Portuguese, Tamil
Melanie D'Amico
Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Specialization: Spanish & Italian languages, Language acquisition, Study Abroad
Interests:  Spain, Italy
Languages:  Italian, Spanish
Lisa Kay Decker
Dept. of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Specialization:  Criminoolgy, Criminal Justice, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems, Comparative Policing
Area Interests:  Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, United Kingdom
Gaston Fernandez
Dept. of Political Science
Specialization:  Latin America, Comparative politics, International relations
Languages:  Spanish
Christopher Fischer
Dept. of History
Specialization:  Germany and France, Cultural history and History of the World Wars
Anne Foster
Dept. of History
Specialization:  U.S. Foreign relations, Southeast Asia, Imperialism
James Gustafson
Dept. of History and Dept. of Political Science (affiliate)
Specialization:  Iran, Middle East, Central Asia, Islamic
Languages:  Arabic, French, German, Persian
Cody Hanson
Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Specialization:  Spanish Language; Latin American Literature
Area Interest:  Latin America
Language:  Spanish
Darlene Hantzis
Dept. of Communications
Timothy Hawkins
Dept. of History, International Studies
Specialization:  Latin America and Latino studies, History of Spain and its empire
Languages:  Spanish

Wei He
Dept. of Management, Information Systems, and Business Education - Scott College of Business
Specialization:  Human Resources, Social and Managerial Psychology, International Business Management
Area interests:  People's Republic of China, Asian Pacific region
Language:  Chinese - native speaker
Kathleen Heath
Dept. of Earth and Environmental Systems
Specialization:  Bio-cultural anthropology, Human ecology, Paleo-ethnobotany

Debra Israel
Dept. of Economics
Specialization:  Development economics, Environmental economics (including international comparisons)
Interests:  Bolivia, Latin America
Languages:  Spanish 

Tina Kruger
Chair, Multidisciplinary Studies
Specialization:  Gerontology, Cultural Differences in Long-Term Care, Human Rights and the Environment
Issac Land
Dept. of History
Specialization:  Britain, the Atlantic Community, Early Modern Europe   

Ann Ledbetter
Dept. of Communication
Specialization:  Intercultural Communication; Military Communication; Health Care Administration; Arabic Culture
Area Interests:  Middle East, Saudi Arabia
Languages:  Arabic, German


Richard Lotspeich
Dept. of Economics
Specialization: Russia, China, former Soviet Republics, Cuba Comparative economic systems, Transitional economies,
Institutional economics 
Languages:  Chinese (elementary), French, Russian, Spanish
Robyn Lugar
Dept. of Social Work  
Lynn Maurer
Dept. of Political Science
Dean, College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Specialization:  Comparative politics, Spanish politics, Spanish parliament, European political systems, Political systems in transition
Area Interests:  Europe, Spain
Languages:  French, Spanish
Cecil Nelson
Dept. of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics
Charles Norman
Dept. of Multidisciplinary Studies - Sociology
Specialization:  Comparative Sociology, Human Rights, NGO's for economic development, U.S. Global Diversity
Area Interests:  Columbia, India
Betty Phillips
Dept. of  Languages, Literatures, Linguistics
Specialization:  Linguistics
Shawn Phillips
Dept. of Earth and Environmental Systems
Specialization:  Bio-archeology of North America and the Caribbean
Lt. Colonel Ramsamooj J. Reyes
Dept. of Aerospace Studies - Chairperson - College of Technology
Specialization:  Military Affairs, Communications, Clinical Pathology, Language Learning (Spanish), Instructional Design
Area interests:  Latin America, Caribbean, Middle East
Language:  Spanish - native speaker
Donald Richards
Dept. of Economics
Specialization:  Economic development, International economics, Latin America
Languages:  Spanish
N. Ann Rider
Dept. of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics
Specialization:  Culture and society of German speaking countries, Gender studies, Holocaust and genocide studies
Languages:  German
Richard Schneirov
Dept. of History 
Donna Selman
College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Associate Dean
Speciallization:  Criminology, Criminal Justice, Political Economy of Criminal Justice, Sociology
Area of Interests:  Albania, Canada
Barbara Skinner
Dept. of History
Specialization:  Russia, Eastern Europe, European religious history
Languages:  Russian 
Ethan Strigas
Dept. of Recreation and Sports Management
Specialization:  International sports law, International sports management
Languages:  Greek 
Chui Ying "Sala" Wong
Dept. of Art and Design
Specialization:  International art projects, Interactive digital art
installations, International culture, Large scale multimedia art
Languages:  Chinese
Bassam Yousif
Dept. of Economics  
Specialization:  Economic development, International economics, Middle East and North Africa
Languages:  Arabic 

Keri Yousif
Dept. of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics
Specialization:  France, French language, Literature and the visual arts
Languages:  French