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Derek Chang

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Associate Professor, History

Derek Chang is an associate professor of history and Asian American studies. He is author of Citizens of a Christian Nation: Evangelical Missions and the Problem of Race in the Nineteenth Century as well as a number of book chapters on the intersection of race and religion.

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  • Einaudi Faculty Associate
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Russell Rickford

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Associate Professor, History

Russell Rickford specializes in African American political culture after World War II, the Black radical tradition, and transnational social movements.

His book, We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination, received the 2016 Hooks Institute National Book Award and the 2017 OAH Liberty Legacy Foundation Award. He is currently working on a book about Guyana and African American radical politics in the 1970s.

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  • Einaudi Faculty Associate

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Ishion Hutchinson

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Associate Professor, Literatures in English

Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is the author of two poetry collections: Far District and House of Lords and Commons.

He received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, a Guggenheim fellowship, the Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize, the Whiting Writers Award, the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. He is a contributing editor to the literary journals The Common and Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art

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John Carruthers

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Director of Graduate Studies, Regional Science; Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning

John I. Carruthers's current scholarship is focused on evaluating environmental remediation projects in the Puget Sound region of Washington State and the value of public education and other amenities in the Seoul Metropolitan Area.

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  • PACS Minor Field Instructor

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Alexandra Dufresne

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Senior Lecturer, Cornell Brooks School of Public Policy

Alexandra Dufresne's research focuses on law and policy, children's rights, refugee rights, and state-level policy and advocacy. She is a 2022–23 Global Public Voices fellow.

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  • Global Public Voices Fellow 2022-23

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Jaclyn Kelley-Widmer

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Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

Jaclyn Kelley-Widmer’s research focuses on immigration and human rights. She is a 2022–23 Global Public Voices fellow.

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  • Global Public Voices Fellow 2022-23

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Richard Clark

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Assistant Professor, Department of Government

Richard Clark’s research focuses on international organization, international political economy, and international relations. He is a 2022–23 Global Public Voices fellow.

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  • Global Public Voices Fellow 2022-23

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Thurein Lwin

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Advocacy Coordinator, Oxfam Myanmar

Thurein Lwin’s research experience is in development planning, macroeconomic analysis, political economy analysis, and more. He is a 2022–23 Global Public Voices fellow.

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  • Global Public Voices Fellow 2022-23
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Philip Kabuye

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Policy Advisor, Oxfam Novib

Philip Kabuye’s research focuses on digital rights and online civic space. He is a 2022–23 Global Public Voices fellow.

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  • Global Public Voices Fellow 2022-23
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