Faculty

Melissa Stimell
Melissa Stimell
Program Chair; Professor of the Practice in Legal Studies and Internship Director for the Legal Studies Program
Co-lead, Brandeis in The Hague - Summer
781-736-3027 ASAC 308

Expertise: Attorney: conflict resolution, legislative advocacy at the state level, and vulnerable populations in such areas as, criminal law, discrimination of individuals with disabilities, and child welfare

Richard Gaskins
Richard Gaskins
Proskauer Chair in Law and Social Welfare
781-736-3028 Brown Social Science Center, 313

Expertise: Comparative law and social welfare, global justice and human rights, economic philosophies, legal argumentation

Andreas Teuber
Andreas Teuber
Associate Professor of Philosophy
781-736-2787 Rabb Graduate Center, 330

Expertise: Political philosophy, philosophy of law, democratic theory, philosophy of art, liberty and equality, natural kinds and human kinds, the internationalization of human rights, duty to rescue law, R2P, criminal attempt law, felony murder, international rules of war and micro-legal systems, civil engagement and resistance, the philosophy of John Stuart Mill, the case against the secret ballot, representation in painting, photography and film

Derron Wallace
Derron Wallace
Assistant Professor of Education and Sociology
781-736-2088 Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex, 214

Expertise: Sociology of education, comparative education, multicultural and multiethnic education, social inequality, critical theories of race, transnational migration, Caribbean diaspora studies

Affiliated Faculty

Wendy Cadge
Wendy Cadge
Professor of Sociology and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
781-736-2641 Rabb Graduate Center, 120

Expertise: Sociology of religion, culture, health and medicine, immigration, sexuality, research methods, Buddhism, chaplaincy

Kerry A. Chase
Kerry A. Chase
Associate Professor of Politics
781-736-2725 Olin-Sang American Civilization Center, 106

Expertise: International relations, particularly international political economy and U.S. foreign economic policy

Charles Chester
Charles Chester
Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Expertise: International environmental policy, transborder conservation

Gordon Fellman
Gordon Fellman
Professor of Sociology
Chair of the Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Program
781-736-2642 Pearlman Hall 110

Expertise: Marx and Freud, social class and social change, deconstructing war, building peace, Israeli-Palestinian confrontation, sociology of empowerment, masculinities, psychoanalytic sociology, public sociology

Anita Hill
Anita Hill
University Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
781-736-3896 Mailstop 035

Expertise: Anti-discrimination law and policy (gender and race)

Wellington Nyangoni
Wellington Nyangoni
Professor of African and Afro-American Studies
781-736-2091 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 220

Expertise: Africa: Economic development and comparative third-world politics

Carmen Sirianni
Carmen Sirianni
Morris Hillquit Professor of Labor and Social Thought
781-736-2652 Pearlman Hall 210

Expertise: Civic innovation, public policy for democracy, political sociology, environmental organizations, sustainable cities, public administration, employee participation

Gowri Vijayakumar
Gowri Vijayakumar
Assistant Professor of Sociology
781-736-2633 Pearlman Hall 211
Expertise: Gender, sexuality, transnational social movements, development, labor and labor movements, feminist theory, HIV/AIDS, ethnographic and interview methods, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa

Emeriti

Anne P. Carter
Anne P. Carter
Professor Emerita of Economics

Expertise: Changing specialization of businesses and of workers, economics of information, technical change, technology transfer

Laura Goldin
Laura Goldin
Professor Emerita of the Practice of Environmental Studies

Expertise: Environmental justice, law and policy, and sustainability

Mark L. Hulliung
Mark L. Hulliung
Richard Koret Professor of the History of Ideas
781-736-2280 Golding Judaica Center, 104

Expertise: Intellectual, cultural, and political history, American and European

Steve Whitfield
Steve Whitfield
Max Richter Professor Emeritus of American Civilization

Expertise: Twentieth-century American political and cultural history, American Jewish history