Meet the people in the Dickey Center:

Our Director

Christianne Hardy

Christianne Hardy

Dickey Center Interim Director

Our Associate Directors

Melody Brown Burkins

Associate Director, The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding; Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies
Tom Candon

Thomas Candon

Associate Managing Director

Our Staff

Casey Aldrich

Program Manager, Global Studies
Victoria Hicks

Victoria Hicks

Assistant to the Director

Judith van Rhijn Jackson

Administrative Assistant
Peter Jenkinson

Peter Jenkinson

Program Coordinator, Global Studies
Amy Newcomb

Amy Newcomb

Senior Program Officer; YALI MWF Academic Director

Anne N. Sosin

Global Health Initiative Program Director

Natalie Stephenson

Arctic Program Coordinator

Sharon M. Tribou-St. Martin

Events and Communications Manager

Our Faculty

Lisa Adams

Lisa V. Adams

Global Health Initiative Coordinator, Dickey Center for International Understanding; Assistant Professor of Medicine and of Community and Family Medicine

Matthew P. Ayres

Professor of Biological Sciences; Associate Director, Institute of Arctic Studies

Kenneth M. Bauer

Program Manager, Human Development Initiative, Dickey Center; Program Manager, War & Peace Studies Program, Dickey Center

Deborah Jordan Brooks

Associate Professor of Government

Melody Brown Burkins

Associate Director, The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding; Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies

Lauren E. Culler

Research Assistant Professor and Lecturer; Science Outreach Coordinator ; JSEP and JASE Co-PI

Jason Lyall

Associate Professor; James Wright Chair in Transnational Studies ; Director, Political Violence FieldLab

Daryl G. Press

Associate Professor of Government; Coordinator, Dickey Postdoctoral Fellows Program
Benjamin A. Valentino

Benjamin A. Valentino

Associate Professor of Government; Coordinator, War and Peace Studies Program, Dickey Center for International Understanding

Ross A. Virginia

Director, Institute of Arctic Studies, Dickey Center; Myers Family Professor of Environmental Science

Our Fellows

Daniel Benjamin

Daniel Benjamin

Dickey Center, Senior Fellow
Travis Curtice

Travis Curtice

U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security Fellow
Mariya Grinberg

Mariya Grinberg

U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security Fellow
Jeff Kerby

Jeffrey Kerby

Dickey Center Visiting Arctic Fellow; Neukom '16 Post-doctoral Fellow
Michael Poznansky

Michael Poznansky

U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security Fellow
Kyle Romero

Kyle Romero

U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security Fellow
Megan Stewart

Megan Stewart

U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security Fellow
Kent Weber

Kent Weber

U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security Fellow

Kenneth Yalowitz

Dickey Center Senior Arctic Fellow; Global Fellow, Kennan Institute, Wilson Center

Our Student Interns

Elizabeth Garrison

Elizabeth Garrison '21

War & Peace Fellows, Student Intern
Rahul Rao

Rahul Rao '23

Human Centered Design Fellow
Alex Wells

Alex Wells '22

Human Centered Design Fellow; Global Studies, Student Intern
Jennifer Xu

Jennifer Xu '23

Human Centered Design Fellow

Our Board of Visitors

Geeta Anand

Geeta Anand '89

Member, Board of Visitors
Angad Banga

Angad Banga '06

Member, Board of Visitors
Chris Bartel

Christopher Bartel '94

Member, Board of Visitors
Wendy Becker

Wendy Becker '87

Member, Board of Visitors
Martin Cetron

Martin Cetron '81

Member, Board of Visitors
Meredith Wilson Chang

Meredith Wilson Chang '07

Member, Board of Visitors
Sharon Cowan

Sharon Lee Cowan '78

Member, Board of Visitors
David Edelson

David Edelson '81

Member, Board of Visitors
Brooks Entwistle

L. Brooks Entwistle '89

Member, Board of Visitors
Tanya Ghani

Tanya Ghani '03

Member, Board of Visitors
KC Kung

Kuo Chuan Kung '91

Member, Board of Visitors
Anthony Magro

Anthony Magro '76

Member, Board of Visitors
Elizabeth McClintock

Elizabeth McClintock '86

Member, Board of Visitors
Joe Niehaus

Joe Niehaus '85 P'17

Member, Board of Visitors
Bill Obenshain

Bill Obenshain '62, T '63

Chairman, Board of Visitors
Charles Park

Charles Park '91

Member, Board of Visitors
Aly Rahim

Aly Rahim '02

Member, Board of Visitors
Scott Straus

Scott Straus '92

Member, Board of Visitors
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