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Levermore Global Scholars

Levermore Global Scholars Faculty

Study with instructors from many disciplines.

The faculty and leadership of the Levermore Global Scholars program have earned an international reputation for scholarship and teaching, as evidenced by the research published, awards won and fellowships earned by department members. Click on names for more information about each professor’s academic interests, research, experience and contact information.


Katie Laatikainen
Professor, Political Science
Academic Director of Levermore Global Scholars
Blodgett Hall, Room 202E
p – 516.877.4597
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Peter DeBartolo
Administrative Director of Levermore Global Scholars
AU-NGO Representative to United Nations (UN-DPI)
Alumnae Hall, Room 209 
p – 516.237.8627
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Affiliated Faculty

Susan Briziarelli
Assistant Provost for Global Affairs

Melanie Bush
Professor, Sociology

Tatiana Bryant
Assistant Professor, University Libraries

Charles Cal
Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Public Health

Peter DeBartolo
Adjunct Faculty, Levermore Global Scholars

Anthony Dotterman
Senior Lecturer, General Studies

John Drew 
Assistant Professor, Communications

Sarah Eltabib
Senior Lecturer, General Studies

Alexander Heyl
Associate Professor, Biology

Shawn Kaplan
Associate Professor and Department Chair, Philosophy

Hanna Kim  
Associate Professor, Anthropology

Katie Laatikainen
Professor, Political Science
Director, International Studies Program
AU-NGO Representative to United Nations (UN-DPI)

Cindy Maguire
Associate Professor, Art and Art History

Margaret Lally
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Michael Matto
Associate Professor, English

Carl Mirra 
Associate Professor, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

Jacqueline R. Olvera
Assistant Professor, Sociology

Kenneth Rondello
Clinical Associate ProfessorCollege of Nursing and Public Health

Lauren Rosenblum
LecturerGeneral Studies

Devin Thornburg 
Professor, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

Brian T. Wygal
Associate Professor and Director of Environmental Studies and Sciences ProgramAnthropology

Sokthan Yeng 
Associate Professor, Philosophy

M. Cristina Zaccarini
Associate Professor, History
Director, Asian Studies Program

Kristen L. Ziomek
Associate Professor, History


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