Core Faculty

Core Faculty

 The multicultural and multilingual faculty for the International Crime and Justice Program come from a broad range of departments, including  Sociology, Political Science, Criminal Justice, Law, Police Science, & Criminal Justice Administration, Anthropology, Economics, Psychology, African American Studies and Latin American & Latino/a Studies. They have written highly regarded books, articles and reports on international issues; served as consultants to the United Nations, World Bank, INTERPOL, USAID, DEA and other national and international organizations; obtained research funding from prestigious agencies; and received awards for their research and teaching.


Name, Department, Rank

Degrees Area of Expertise
Anthony Marcus (Anthropology) 
Associate Professor
BFA., Film and Television Production, New York University Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, City University of New York Research Specializations: Urban Applied Research, International Development, Anthropology and Crime, Gender and Sexuality, Poverty and Public Policy, Social Deviance

Avram Bornstein (Anthropology)
Associate Professor

BA, Beloit College, MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University Arab-Israeli conflict, community policing, police training, race relations, borders, political violence, political prisoners, social movements
Charles Strozier (Center on Terrorism) 
Full Professor

BA, Harvard University; MA, PhD, University of Chicago

Terrorism, extremist movements, migration and crime

Chitra Raghavan (Psychology) 
Full Professor

MA, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Intimate partner violence, femicide,  victimology

George Andreopoulos (Political Science) 
Full Professor; Director, Center for International Human Rights

BA, University of Chicago; LLB, Cambridge University; JD, University of Athens (By incorporation); PhD, International relations, international law and organizations, human rights

Gohar Petrossian (Criminal Justice) 
Assistant Professor

BA, Hartwick College, MA, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Ph.D., Rutgers University Wildlife crime, spatial and temporal patterns of crime, environmental criminology and opportunity theories, crime prevention, problem-oriented policing, quantitative methods

Hung-En Sung (Criminal Justice) 
Full Professor

Licentiate, Universidad de Belgrano, MA, University at Albany, Certificate in Intl. Relations, New York Univ. PhD, University at Albany Drug abuse and its treatment, corrections, political corruption, policing, comparative criminal justice, and program evaluation

Itai Sneh (History) 
Associate Professor

BA, Hebrew University, Israel, LLB, MA, McGill University, PhD Columbia University Human rights, genocide, American legal history
Jamil Dakwar 
Adjunct Professor

BA, Tel Aviv University, JD, NYU School of Law

Human rights
Jana Arsovska (Sociology) 
Associate Professor; Program Director, MA IC&J
BA, American College of Thessaloniki; MA, PhD, Catholic University of Leuven Organized crime, corruption & state crime, Balkan studies, culture and crime

Javier Osorio (Political Science) 
Assistant Professor

B.A. Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico, MA, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame Political violence, repression-dissent dynamics, human rights, political clientelism and vote buying, political corruption and transparency.
Jay Hamilton (Economics) 
Assistant Professor
BA, University of Redlands, MA, Ph.D. University of California, Riverside The nature of gift giving/sharing of illegal drugs & other non-monetary transactions; Fraud Waste, Abuse, & Corruption (FWAC) in government; and equity dimensions of criminal justice policy

Jennifer Rutledge (Political Science) 
Assistant Professor

BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, PhD     University of Minnesota Public policy, comparative politics,   human rights and social policy in developing countries.

Katarzyna Celinska (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) 
Assistant Professor

MA University of Warsaw (Law), PhD    University of Utah, (Sociology)

Violence prevention, program evaluation, impact of imprisonment on offenders and their families, women’s issues in criminal justice
Klaus von Lampe (Law, Police Science & Criminal Justice Administration) 
Associate Professor
Diplom-Politologe (MA), Freie Universität Berlin, Dr. Jur (Ph.D), Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main Organized and transnational crime
Mangai Natarajan (Criminal Justice) 
Full Professor
BS, MA, University of Madras, MA, Diploma in Indo-Japanese Studies, University of Madras, PhD, Rutgers University Crime prevention, domestic violence, women police, comparative criminology, international criminal justice and transnational organized crime; Asia/India

Marcia Esparza (Criminal Justice) 
Associate Professor; Director, Historical Memory Project

BA, Hunter College, CUNY, Ph.D., The State University of New York at Albany

Genocide, Transitional Justice (Truth Commissions, International Tribunals and Historical Memory) &  Comparative Criminal Justice

Maria Haberfeld (Law, Police Science & Criminal Justice Administration) 
Full Professor
BA, MA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; MPhil, PhD, The Graduate School and University Center, CUNY Comparative policing with emphasis on counter-terrorism, use of force and ethics, comparative criminal justice

Patricia Tovar (Anthropology) 
Full Professor

BA, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, MA City College, PhD, CUNY Graduate Center Gender and family issues, armed conflict, women and science, Latin America, Human Rights
Peter Romaniuk (Political Science) 
Associate Professor
BA, BA, LLB, University of Adelaide, AM, PhD, Brown University International security, terrorism and counter-terrorism, international organizations, sanctions.
Rosemary Barberet (Sociology) 
Full Professor
BA, Georgetown University, MA, University of Massachusetts, Ph.D., University of Maryland Comparative criminology, victimology, gender and crime, Spain/Europe.
Susan Kang (Political Science) 
Associate Professor
BA, University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, PhD, University of Minnesota International relations, international organizations and law, and economic and social rights

Veronica Michel-Luviano (Political Science) 
Assistant Professor

BA, UNAM, MA, University of Minnesota, Ph.D., University of Minnesota Legal norms and institutions, norm diffusion, human rights, victims’ rights, legal mobilization/litigation, rule of law in transitional societies

Yuliya Zabelina
(Political Science) 
Assistant Professor

B.A., National Taras Shevchenko Pedagogical University of Luhansk, M.A., Jacobs Univ. Bremen, Ph.D., Univ. of Trento Organized and transnational crime, international relations