Faculty

We welcome an impressive array of professionals, educators, scholars and researchers who work and teach within the NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Global Affairs and ISET.

Faculty

Mary Beth Altier

Clinical Assistant Professor, Center for Global Affairs
Expertise: Terrorism and Political Violence, Political Behavior, International Security

Christopher Ankersen

Clinical Associate Professor, Center for Global Affairs
Expertise: Comprehensive Approaches to Conflict, Civil-Military Relations, Southeast Asia

Thomas Hill

Clinical Assistant Professor, Center for Global Affairs
Expertise: Peacebuilding, Iraq, Kurdistan, Conflict Assessment Education

Michael Oppenheimer

Clinical Professor, Center for Global Affairs
Expertise: Futures, Global Strategy, US Foreign Policy

WPS Sidhu

Clinical Associate Professor, Center for Global Affairs
Expertise: WMD Terrorism, International Organizations, India, Maritime Security

Affiliates

Andrew S. Bowen

PhD Candidate in Political Science, Boston College
Expertise: Money Laundering, Transnational Crime, Covert Action, Authoritarianism, and Russian Security

Colin P. Clarke

Political Scientist, The RAND Corporation; Lecturer, Carnegie Mellon University
Expertise: Transnational Terrorism, Counterinsurgency, Threat Finance, and US Grand Strategy

Alex Kassirer

Senior Analyst, Counterterrorism, Flashpoint
Expertise: Counterterrorism, Terrorists’ Use of the Internet/Technology, Cybersecurity

Simran Maker

Consultant on Geopolitics, International Security, and Foreign Policy
Expertise: Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgencies, State Failure and Statebuilding, and Homeland Security

Samuel Powers

Client Engagements, Dataminr
Expertise: Counterterrorism, Radicalization, Narcoterrorism, Social Media, and Data Exploration

Ina Wanca

Director of Cybercrime Prevention Initiatives, Citizens Crime Commission of NYC
Expertise: Transnational Security, Cyberpolitics, and Smart Technologies and Society