Hooshang Amirahmadi

Professor
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Politics in Iran, U.S.-Iran relations, Middle Eastern affairs

Hooshang Amirahmadi is director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the founder and president of the American-Iranian Council, a research and policy think tank devoted to improving understanding between the peoples of Iran and the United…

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Charlotte Bunch

Board of Governor's Distinguished Professor
Department of Women's Gender Studies, Center for Women's Global Leadership
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Women's Human Rights Globally, Human Rights, Violence Against Women, Sexual Rights, Gender and Diversity, Women and Leadership, Women Peace and Security, United Nations Policies on Gender and Women, UN Secretary General Selection and Women candidates

Charlotte Bunch, Founding Director and Senior Scholar at the Center for Women's Global Leadership and Board of Governor's Distinguished Professor in Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University, has been an activist, writer and organizer in the…

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Mary Hawkesworth

Professor and Chair
Department of Women's and Gender Studies
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Feminist theory, women and politics, contemporary political philosophy, and social policy

Mary E. Hawkesworth, Ph.D., is professor of women's and gender studies and a member of the graduate faculty in political science at Rutgers. Her most recent books include War and Terror: Feminist Perspectives (University of…

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Milton Heumann

Professor
Department of Political Science
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: The Supreme Court, civil liberties and democracy, the Patriot Act, crime and punishment, criminal justice

Milton Heumann, Ph.D., is former visiting lecturer and Guggenheim Fellow at Yale Law School. His research areas include legal processes, criminal justice, and civil liberties.

He wrote "A Note on Plea Bargaining and Case Pressure"…

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Roger Daniel Kelemen

Professor
Department of Political Science
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: The European Union, European politics, and the euro currency

R. Daniel Kelemen is a professor of political science and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union (EU) Politics at Rutgers University, where he also previously served as Director of the Center for European Studies. His research interests include the…

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Joanna Kempner

Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Politics and science, pain, headaches and migraine, health and illness, sex research, NIH funding

Joanna Kempner's research focuses on areas where medicine, science, politics and gender collide. This research has taken two forms—much of her work focuses on the politics of pain medicine, especially migraine and cluster headache. She also…

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Roy Licklider

Professor
Department of Political Science
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: American foreign policy, terrorism, homeland security, civil wars, international organizations

Roy Licklider has taught courses in international relations, foreign and military policy, terrorism, research design, international political economy, and the comparative politics of higher education. His early research was concerned with nuclear…

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Marc Pfeiffer

Assistant Director
Bloustein Local Government Research Center
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: New Jersey state and local government fiscal and administrative issues; public finance; public procurement; technology in government; government transparency; open data; informatics; NJ local government structure; property tax issues

With more than 40 years of government service to New Jersey municipal and state government under his belt, Marc is on his third career. His work at Rutgers follows ten years as a municipal administrator, and 26 years with the New Jersey Division…

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Deborah Walsh

Director, Center for American Women and Politics
Eagleton Institute of Politics

Key topics: Women and American Politics, Women's Leadership, Women Voters, Women Candidates, and Recruitment

Debbie Walsh is director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics' Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP). She joined the CAWP staff in 1981. As director of the Center, she oversees CAWP's research, education and public service programs.…

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