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Affiliate Faculty

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Cary Federman
Associate Professor, Department of Justice Studies
Ph.D. (Political Science), The University of Virginia
Research Interests: Law and Psychiatry, capital punishment, prisons, serial killers

Dickson Hall; (973) 655-7966;

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Benjamin Hadis
Professor, Department of Sociology
Ph.D. (Sociology), University of California, Los Angeles
Research Interests: Development/Globalization; Population; Theory; Race and Ethnicity; Methods

306 Dickson Hall; (973) 655-7276;

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Arnaud Kurze
Assistant Professor, Department of Justice Studies
Ph.D. (Political Science), George Mason University
Research Interests: Transitional Justice, Social Movements and Human Rights

Dickson Hall; (973) 655-7960;

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Pankaj Lal
Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Studies
Ph.D. (Forest Economics and Policy), University of Florida, Gainesville FL
Research Interests: Environmental Economics and Policy, Bioenergy, Climate Change, Modeling and Analysis of Forest and Agriculture Markets, Collective Resource Management and Conservation 

Center for Life and Environmental Sciences; (973) 655-3137;

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Zsolt Nyiri
Associate Professor, Political Science and Law
Ph.D., University Connecticut
Research Interests: European Politics, Public Opinion, Transatlantic Relations, Public Diplomacy, Muslims in the West, Global Governance

Dickson Hall; (973) 655-4238;

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Sangeeta Parashar
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Ph.D. (Sociology), University of Maryland, College Park
Research Interests: Social Demography; Development/Globalization; Gender, Health and Population Policy; Methods

310 Dickson Hall; (973) 655-7168;

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Luis San Vicente Portes
Professor, Department of Economics
Ph.D. (Economics), Georgetown University
Research Interests: Macroeconomics, International Economics, Business cycles, Inequality, Migration, Remittances.

Feliciano School of Business; (973) 655-2126;

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Tony Spanakos
Chair, Political Science & Law
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Research Interests: Brazil, Venezuela, BRICS, Comparative Politics, Political Economy, Populism, Democratization, Security, Foreign Policies of Developing Countries, Political Theory

Dickson Hall; (973) 655-7575;

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Maisa Taha
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
Ph.D. (Linguistic Anthropology), The University of Arizona
Research Interests: Language and power, migration and multicultural politics, and discourses of diversity

Dickson Hall; (973) 655-4119;

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Neeraj Vedwan
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
PhD, University of Georgia; BA: National Dairy Research Institute (India)
Office: 141 Dickson Hall; (973) 655-7503;

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Yong Wang
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Ph. D. (Sociology), Iowa State University
Research Interests: Theory; Cultural Sociology; Text Analysis; Statistics
311 Dickson Hall; (973) 655-7170;