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Associate Professor, Government

Patchen Markell is a political theorist and historian of social and political thought whose research and teaching focuses on European (especially German-language), North American, and transatlantic politics, culture, and philosophy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Senior Associate Dean, Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Programs

Patrizia McBride is director of the Institute for German Cultural Studies and professor in the Department of German Studies.

CO+POS Director and Associate Professor, History
Mostafa Minawi studies different forms of imperialism in the Middle East and Northeast Africa. He is the director of Critical Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Studies (CO+POS) at the Einaudi Center.
IES Graduate Fellow 2023-24, IES Director's Fellow 2024-25

Chris Mingo is a PhD student in the History Department specializing in modern and contemporary European history. He is broadly interested in the histories of fascism, nationalism, and European imperialism, as well as political economy, and literary studies.

Assistant Professor, History

Nicholas Mulder works on European and international history from 1870 to the present. His research focuses on political, economic, and intellectual history, with particular attention to the era of the world wars between 1914 and 1945.

Professor, Policy Analysis and Management

Kelly Musick's research focuses on family change and social inequality in the contemporary United States and other industrialized countries.

Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

David Ost is the author of Solidarity and the Politics of Anti-Politics: Reform and Opposition in Poland Since 1968 and coeditor of Workers after Workers' States: Labor and Politics in Postcommunist Eastern Europe.

Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies

Banu Ozer Griffin's academic interests include teaching Turkish as a second language, curriculum design and development, and the language learning process through intercultural competence. She is an advisor for Cornell's Turkish Student Association and Translator–Interpreter Program.

IES Graduate Fellow- Fall 2024

Maria Luisa Palumbo is a scholar, architect, and curator working at the intersection of architectural history and theory to question and promote notions of social, environmental, and gender justice.

Assistant Professor of Government

Isabel Perera is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government.