Faculty & Fellows

Faculty at the McCormack Graduate School

David W. Cash
Dean and Associate Professor, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.5511
david.cash@umb.edu

Science and policy, Energy and environmental policy

Rita Kiki Edozie
Professor of Global Governance, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, and Associate Dean, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7231
RitaKiki.Edozie@umb.edu

African affairs and politics, global development, comparative democratization, international relations, international political economy, race and identity

Michael Ahn
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.651.1942
Michael.Ahn@umb.edu

E-Government, Government 3.0, Public Management, Public Administration Education, International Comparative Public Administration, Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods

J. Samuel Barkin
Professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7489
Samuel.Barkin@umb.edu

International relations theory and international organization, with particular attention to global environmental politics, international monetary politics, theories of sovereignty, and constructivist theory

Ellen Birchander
Graduate Program Director, Gerontology Department, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7338
ellen.birchander@umb.edu

health and physical aspects of aging, social aspects of aging, psychology of aging

Kathrin Boerner
Associate Professor, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7348
Kathrin.Boerner@umb.edu

adult development and aging, coping with chronic illness, end-of-life, bereavement

Christine Thurlow Brenner
Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6977
christine.brenner@umb.edu

Immigration policy, urban affairs, public budgeting

Jeffrey Burr
Professor and Chair, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7318
jeffrey.burr@umb.edu

Social demography of aging, household composition and living arrangements, race and ethnicity in aging populations, labor force participation in later life, productive activity in later life, aging and health

Susan R. Crandall
Director, Center for Social Policy and Clinical Professor, Public Policy and Public Affairs

617.287.5565
Susan.Crandall@umb.edu

Community Development, Workforce Development, Employer Systems, Cliff Effects, Evaluation

Elizabeth Dugan
Associate Professor, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7382
beth.dugan@umb.edu

Older drivers and state policy, healthy aging, psychological outcomes

Len Fishman
Director, Gerontology Institute, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7327
Len.Fishman@umb.edu

Maria Ivanova
Associate Professor of Global Governance and PhD Program Director, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7489
Maria.Ivanova@umb.edu

Global governance, environmental law and policy, multilateral environmental agreements, climate change, Sustainable Development Goals, US foreign environmental policy, international organizations, science-policy interface, United Nations reform, sustainability on campuses and in organizations.

Michael Johnson
Professor and Chair, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6967
michael.johnson@umb.edu

Management science planning models for public-sector facility location and service delivery, with applications to assisted housing and senior services

Darren Kew
Associate Professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School and Executive Director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development

617.287.7428
Darren.Kew@umb.edu

Civil society and transnational civil society development; international security and crisis intervention in Africa; conflict resolution efforts as grassroots approaches to promoting democracy, conflict, and democracy in Africa (especially Nigeria); culture and religion, international negotiation, nation-building

Kyungmin Kim
Assistant Professor, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.4059
kyungmin.kim@umb.edu

Intergenerational relations in later years, support exchanges between generations, family caregiving

Heather MacIndoe
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director, Public Policy PhD Program, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.4861
Heather.Macindoe@umb.edu

Nonprofit Organizations, Philanthropy, Public and Private Funding for Social Services, Organizational Theory

Aroon P. Manoharan
Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies

617.287.5935
Aroon.Manoharan@umb.edu

E-Government, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Public Management, and Comparative Public Administration

David E. Matz
Professor Emeritus, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7489
David.Matz@umb.edu

Strategies for Practitioners to Build Trust in Conflict Situations, the Integration of Mediation into Organizational and Judicial Systems, Arab-Israeli Negotiations, Sharing Jerusalem

Edward Alan Miller
Professor, Department of Gerontology and Public Policy PhD Program; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7313
edward.miller@umb.edu

Aging and Long-term Care, Intergovernmental Relations, Program Implementation and Evaluation, Medicaid, Telemedicine and e-health

Jan Mutchler
Professor of Gerontology

617.287.7321
Jan.Mutchler@umb.edu

Diversity in aging populations; intergenerational support in later life; economic security; the social demography of aging populations; age friendly communities.

Pamela Nadash
Associate Professor, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7342
pamela.nadash@umb.edu

Long term care policy, comparative health policy, consumer choice in health and long term supportive services, integrated care models

Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson
Interim Director of Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy; Interim Director of the Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy Graduate Certificate Program

617.287.5554
LA.NsiahJefferson@umb.edu

Intersectionality, Social and Health Policy, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Padraig O’Malley
John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.5550
padraig.omalley@umb.edu

Amit Patel
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6938
Amit.Patel@umb.edu

Urban Poverty, Health Disparities, Statistical and Simulation Methods, GIS

Jeffrey Pugh
Assistant Professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7489
Jeffrey.Pugh@umb.edu

Peace and Conflict Studies , International Studies , Latin American Politics, Institutions (Political Science) , Refugee Studies, Migration Studies , Social Movements

Karen Ross
Assistant Professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7489
Karen.Ross@umb.edu

Peace education, dialogue, research methodology, grassroots peace-building, social movements

Nina Silverstein
Professor, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7317
Nina.Silverstein@umb.edu

Gary Siperstein
Professor Emeritus, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7250
Gary.Siperstein@umb.edu

Social relationships and social development of children with disabilities

Amy E. Smith
Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6975
amye.smith@umb.edu

Public Management, Gender and Diversity, Careers in Public Service, Work-Life Balance, Teaching and Mentoring in Graduate Education

Qian Song
Assistant Professor, Department of Gerontology

617.287.7278
qian.song@umb.edu

Migration and health of older adults, life course approach, living arrangements and well-being, work and later life, institutional discrimination and health outcomes

Courtenay Sprague
Associate Professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School and College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

617.287.7489
Courtenay.Sprague@umb.edu

Health equity, HIV, social constructions of health and illness, gender health inequalities, qualitative research methods.

Jeffrey Stokes
Assistant Professor of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7239
jeffrey.stokes@umb.edu

Marriage and family, aging and life course, health and well-being, neighborhood effects, bereavement

Stacy D. VanDeveer
Professor and Chair, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.4135
stacy.vandeveer@umb.edu

Global resources and energy politics, global environmental and resource governance, comparative politics, European Union, environmental change, human security

Mark R. Warren
Professor, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6948
Mark.Warren@umb.edu

Community organizing, education reform, race and racial justice, faith-based initiatives

Eben Weitzman
Associate Professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School and Conflict Resolution Graduate Program Director

617.287.7238
Eben.Weitzman@umb.edu

Organizational Conflict, Intra-group Conflict in Mediation, Cultural Differences in Attitudes toward Conflict, Effects of Cooperation and Competition on Small Group Processes, Computer-aided Data Analysis in Qualitative Research

Christian Weller
Professor, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6938
christian.weller@umb.edu

Private Pensions, Social Security, Retirement Income Security, Wealth Inequality and Asset Development, Financial Institutions, International Economic Development

Visiting Faculty

Anna Agathangelou
Faculty Fellow, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617-287-7489
anna.agathangelou@umb.edu

Globalization, Politics and Government, Empire and Contemporary Imperialism, Securities Studies, Feminist and Postcolonial Theory and Praxis

Marie Breen-Smyth
Visiting Professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617 287-7489
mary.breen-smyth@umb.edu

Northern Ireland Conflict particularly human impact, trauma and victim politics, Children and Armed Conflict, Religion and Conflict, Research and Ethic Methods, Political Violence in Southern Africa and Israel/Palestine.

Margaret P. Karns
Visiting Professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, McCormack Graduate School

617-287-7489
margaret.karns@umb.edu

International Politics; International Organizations and Global Governance; the United Nations System; Women in Leadership in Global Governance

Craig N. Murphy
Faculty Fellow, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7489
craig.murphy@umb.edu

International Governance by both Public and Private Institutions, Global Inequalities (based on Region, Occupational Class, Gender, and Race), Global Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment, United Nations Reform, The Role of Great Powers in the United Nations, Globalization, International Relations Theory, The Use of Ethnographic and Historical Methods in Global Studies

B. Jane L. Parpart
Faculty Fellow, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7489
Jane.Parpart@umb.edu

Gender and Development as well as : masculinity, Gender, Conflict and (In)Security; Silence, Voice and Agency in Contested Gendered Sites.

Timothy M. Shaw
Faculty Fellow, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7489
Timothy.Shaw@umb.edu

International Political Economy, Human Development and Human Security, African and Caribbean Regions

Lecturers

Carolyn Arcand
Lecturer in Public Affairs, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6938
carolynarcand@gmail.com

Women’s Issues, Health Care Policy, Environmental Policy, Economic Development

Kelli Barton
Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7300
Kelli.Barton001@umb.edu

Michael Berardino
Lecturer in Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.5514
Michael.Berardino @umb.edu

Civic engagement, Education policy and standardized testing, School violence, Nonprofit organizations

James Bulot
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617-287-7338
jbulot@yahoo.com

Jeanne Cleary
Lecturer in Conflict Resolution; Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7489
jeanne.cleary@umb.edu

Mediator Training, Family and Divorce Mediation, Resolution of Domestic Conflicts

Marc Cohen
Clinical Professor, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7306
Marc.Cohen@umb.edu

Financing Long-Term Services and Supports, Private Long-Term Care Insurance, Fall Prevention, Service Utilization patterns of Disabled Elders, Family Caregiving, Care Management and Care Transitions, Managing Long-Term Services and Supports Populations

Heather Connors
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7338
heather.connors@umb.edu

Mary Frances DeRose
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617-287-7338
MaryFrances.DeRose@umb.edu

Robert Dwyer
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7330
rpdwyer@yahoo.com

Cynthia H. Enloe
Faculty Fellow, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance
McCormack Graduate School

617-287-7489
cynthia.enloe@umb.edu

Interactions of Feminism, Women, Militarized Culture, War, Politics, and Globalized Economics

Kathy Fallon
Lecturer in Public Affairs, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6938
kfallon@pcgus.com

Public Budgeting

Kelly Fitzgerald
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617-287-7300
Kelly.Fitzgerald@umb.edu

Kerstin Gerst Emerson
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

N/A
gerstk@uga.edu

Lillian Glickman
Co-Director, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7338
lillian.glickman@umb.edu

Emily Hardt
Lecturer, Gender, Leadership, & Public Policy, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6785
Emily.Hardt@umb.edu

Social Movements, Feminist Studies, Climate Justice

Frank F. Herron
Lecturer in Communication, College of Liberal Arts

617-287-6770
frank.herron@umb.edu

Political Science, Communication Studies

Joan Hyde
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7338
joan.hyde@umb.edu

K.R. Kaffenberger
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7338
kr.kaffenberger@umb.edu

Susan Jeghelian
Executive Director, Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.4047
susan.jeghelian@umb.edu

Cathy Judd-Stein
Lecturer of Public Affairs, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6938
cjuddstein@yahoo.com

Government, government ethics, child welfare

Christa Kelleher
Director of Policy and Research, Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.5530
Christa.Kelleher@umb.edu

Identifying, analyzing, and promoting public policies that improve the conditions of women’s lives; advancing women’s public leadership; state and local policy development

Jerome Klassen
Associate Lecturer in International Relations; Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; McCormack Graduate School

6172875000
jerome.klassen@umb.edu

International relations, political economy, U.S. grand strategy, Canadian foreign policy, development economics, corporate network analysis, social movements

Marianne Matzo
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617-287-7338
Marianne.Matzo@umb.edu

John McGah
Lecturer in Public Affairs, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.5532
john.mcgah@umb.edu

Patricia Oh
Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

N/A
Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

Daniel O’Leary
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7338
daniel.oleary@umb.edu

Madhawa Palihapitiya
Associate Director, Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.4036
madhawa.palihapitiya@umb.edu

Sandy Pooler
Lecturer in Public Affairs, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6938
Sandy.Pooler@umb.edu

Lori Richardson
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7338
lori.richardson@umb.edu



Patricia Rivard-Gardner
Lecturer, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7300
patricia.rivard@umb.edu



Malcolm Russell-Einhorn
Lecturer in International Relations, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance; Lecturer in Comparative Public Administration, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.352.4007
m.russell-einhorn@umb.edu

International relations, international development (governance and economic development), comparative public administration, comparative law, administrative justice, rule of law, anti-corruption, regulatory reform, legislative development

Diana Yadira Salas Coronado
Lecturer in Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.5550
diana.salascorona001@umb.edu

Immigration policy , Education policy, Feminist theory , Racial/ethnic inequality, Health and reproductive health, Civic engagement, Nonprofit organizations, Program and policy evaluation

Robin Sherman
Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.7100
Robin.Sherman@umb.edu

Elena Stone
Lecturer, Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy

617.285.2747
Elena.Stone@umb.edu

Women's leadership, human rights, arts and culture

Tim Sullivan
Lecturer in Public Affairs, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6938
tsullivan@masshousing.com

Douglas Thompson
Lecturer of Conflict Resolution, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance
McCormack Graduate School

617.844.1136
douglas.thompson@umb.edu

Environmental and Public Policy Disputes, Freshwater and Marine Issues, Habitat Protection Disputes, Court Mediation

Michael Ward
Lecturer of Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.4876
michael.ward@umb.edu

Hsin-Ching Wu
Lecturer in Public Affairs, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6938
HsinChing.Wu001@umb.edu

Robert Zarnetske
Lecturer in Public Affairs, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.6938
Robert.Zarnetske001@umb.edu

Affiliated Faculty

Randy Albelda
Senior Research Fellow, Center for Social Policy

617.287.6963
Randy.Albelda@umb.edu

Public Policy, Economics of Taxation, Labor Economics, Political Economy of Gender and Race

Ann Bookman
Affiliated Faculty, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.5554
ann.bookman@umb.edu

Women’s issues, work-family balance, and community engagement

Joseph M. Brown
Assistant Professor of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts

617.287.6901
Joseph.Brown@umb.edu

International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies, Non-State Actors, Signaling, Research Methods

Elizabeth Bussiere
Associate Professor of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts

617.287.6930
Elizabeth.Bussiere@umb.edu

American politics, Law and the Courts, Welfare Policy, and The Jury System

Leila Farsakh
Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts

617.287.6932
leila.farsakh@umb.edu

Middle East Politics, Comparative Politics, Politics of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Paul Kowert
Associate Professor of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Director of the Global Governance and Human Security and International Relations master's programs

617.287.6942
Paul.Kowert@umb.edu

International relations theory, U.S.-Japan relations, foreign policy analysis, political psychology, research design

Adugna Lemi
Department Chair and Associate Professor of Economics, College of Liberal Arts

617.287.6962
adugna.lemi@umb.edu

International Trade and Finance, Multinational Corporations, Development Economics, International Political Economy, Poverty and Income Dynamics

Francine Menashy
Graduate Program Director, Associate Professor, Urban Education, Leadership, and Policy Studies

617.287.3163
Francine.Menashy@umb.edu



Erin O’Brien
Associate Professor of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts

617.287.6939
erin.obrien@umb.edu

Public Policy; Politics of Poverty and U.S. Social Welfare Policy; Stratification, Politics, and Policy; Political Behavior; Urban Politics; Research Methods and Epistemology; American Politics

Ursula Tafe
Senior Lecturer of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts

617.287.6922
ursula.tafe@umb.edu

International Organization, Democratic Peace Theory

David Terkla
Professor of Economics and Dean, College of Liberal Arts

617.287.6500
david.terkla@umb.edu

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Public Finance, Regional Economic Development

Christopher F. Zurn
Professor of Philosophy

617-287-6547
christopher.zurn@umb.edu

Social and political philosophy, philosophy of law, contemporary European philosophy

Fellows

Nigel Hamilton
Senior Fellow, McCormack Graduate School

617.287.5550
nigel.hamilton@umb.edu

Carol Hardy-Fanta
Senior Fellow, McCormack Graduate School

617-287-5550
carol.hardy-fanta@umb.edu

Intersection of gender, race, and ethnicity in politics

Robert Turner
Senior Advisor, Commonwealth Compact

617.287.5579
Robert.Turner@umb.edu