Faculty Advisory Committee

The Faculty Advisory Committee, ICGC’s governing committee, is composed of the ICGC Leadership Team and seven ICGC affiliated faculty members. This committee assists with strategic decision making for the program, votes on the addition of new faculty to the Center’s graduate school roster, reviews grant proposals, and provides key advice to the Leadership Team.

2021-22 Committee Members

Name Department Research Interests
Ragui Assaad Public Affairs labor markets, urban poverty, informal economy, Egypt
Drishadwati Bargi (Student Representative) Asian Languages and Literature
Laura Bell (Staff)
Zobeida Bonilla Epidemiology and Community Health Medical anthropology, global health, maternal and child health, Latino/a health, Latin America & the Caribbean
Karen Brown (Chair) Development Studies and Social Change feminist international relations, gender and politics, international human rights, international research ethics
Ana Paula Ferreira Spanish & Portuguese Studies women writers and empire, 'race', colonialism, and the post-colonial
Julie Grossman Horticulture Science Organic Agriculture, Soil Nutrient Cycling, Legume Cover Crops, Rhizobia Ecology, Biological Nitrogen Fixation
Rachel Schurman Sociology, Global Studies agro-food studies, soc movements, environment, Latin America
Frances Vavrus Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development comparative education, anthropology of development, Tanzania