Affiliated Faculty & Staff

Students study with award-winning affiliated faculty from the School of Education, College of Human Economy, Maxwell School, College of Arts and Sciences, and Newhouse School of Public Communications. 

Arlene S. Kanter
Professor of Law
Director, College of Law Disability Law and Policy Program
Co-Director, SU Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies
Laura J. and L.Douglas Meredith Professor
B.A., Trinity College
J.D., New York University
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center

Janis McDonald
Associate Professor
B.A., George Washington University
J.D., Hofstra University School of Law
LL.M.,Yale Law School

Mary Helen McNeal
Professor of Law
Director of Clinical Education
B.A., Georgetown University
J.D., University of Maryland

Suzette M. Melendez
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Director, Children's Rights and Family Law Clinic
B.A. from State University of New York at Binghamton
J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law

Michael A. Schwartz
Assistant Professor of Law
Director, Disability Rights Clinic
B.A., Brandeis University
M.A., Northwestern University
J.D., New York University Law School
LL.M., Columbia University Law School
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Isaac Kfir
Visiting Professor of International Affairs & Law
1994 B.A. Modern History, (upper-second), University of Buckingham
1995 M.A. International Relations, (distinction), University of Kent
1999 Ph.D., International Relations (received), London School of Economics

Cora True Frost
Assistant Professor of Law
B.A. Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
J.D. Syracuse University College of Law, magna cum laude
M.P.A. Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
LL.M. Harvard Law School

Lauryn Gouldin
Assistant Professor of Law
A.B. Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School
J.D. New York University School of Law

Aviva Abramovsky
Professor of Law
Associate Dean for International Initiatives
Executive Director of the LL.M. Program for Foreign Law Graduates
Co-Director, Law in London Program
Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
B.S. Cornell University
J.D. University of Pennsylvania

Andrew Horsfall
Associate Director of Admissions
Assistant Director of the LL.M. Program for Foreign Law Graduates

Lynn Levey
Legal Writing Professor
B.A. Clark University
M.A. Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Policy
J.D. Syracuse University College of Law

Affiliated Faculty and Staff

School of Education Faculty

Beth Ferri
Associate Professor
Ph. D., University of Georgia

Alan Foley
Associate Professor
B.S., Oklahoma State University (1994)
M.S. Oklahoma State University (1998)
PhD. University of Wisconsin-Madison (2001)

Diane Wiener
Director of the Disability Cultural Center
B.S. Rutgers University
M.S.W. Yeshiva University
Ph.D. University of Arizona

School of Social Work Faculty and Staff

Nancy R. Mudrick
Professor and Director
Social Work
Ph.D., Heller School Brandeis University

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Faculty and Staff

Miriam Elman
Associate Professor, Political Science
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1996

Mehrzad Boroujerdi
Professor and Chair, Political Science
Ph.D., American University, 1990

Margaret Herman
Professor, Political Science
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1965

SU Honors Program

Stephen Kuusisto
Director, Renee Crown Honors Program
M.F.A. in English from the University of Iowa.

Bill Peace
Jeannette K. Watson distinguished Visiting Professor, Renee Crown Honors Program
PhD Columbia University
B.A. Hofsta University

School of Architecture Lori Brown

Lori Brown
Associate Professor
B.S. Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology
M. Arch Princeton University

Upstate Medical School

Rebecca Garden
Associate Professor
BA: Columbia University
MA: Columbia University
PhD: Columbia University