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Program Management

Director

The Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies is directed by a member of the steering committee who serves a three-year term. The current director is:

Steering Committee

Members of the steering committee assist the program director with oversight and management of the Reppy Institute. 

Directory

This directory includes contact information for faculty, staff members, Reppy fellows, and visitors associated with the institute.

Please note that only professional contact data is provided. In case of an emergency or should you need to reach a person listed outside of normal business hours, please refer to Cornell People Search for additional contact information. Choose from the categories below to view directory listings.

Program Coordinator
Professor, Sociology

Mabel Berezin is a comparative sociologist whose work explores the intersection of political institutions and cultural meanings with an emphasis on challenges to democratic cohesion and solidarity in Europe and the United States.

Director's Fellow
Emerson Hinchliff Chair of Hispanic Studies

Debra Castillo is Emerson Hinchliff Chair of Hispanic Studies, professor of comparative literature, and former director of the Einaudi Center's Latin American Studies Program.

President White Professor of History and Political Science

Matthew Evangelista teaches courses in international and comparative politics. His current teaching and research interests focus on the relationship between gender, nationalism, and war; ethical and legal issues in international affairs (particularly, just war theory and international humanitaria

Associate Professor, Anthropology

Magnus Fiskesjö's research concerns ethnic relations and political anthropology in China and Southeast Asia.

Visiting Scholar, Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Chip Gagnon is a professor of politics at Ithaca College and a long-term visiting scholar at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies.

Professor, History

Geographic Research Area: India and Pakistan

Teaching/Research Interests: History of British colonialism, popular and radical political movements, and gender and sexuality

John Stambaugh Professor of History Emerita
Reppy Institute Graduate Fellow