Faculty Fellows

The Zolberg Institute convenes distinguished faculty across The New School with demonstrated research and expertise on issues of migration or mobility as Faculty Fellows. Faculty Fellows provide strategic input into the Institute’s research priorities, and contribute to the intellectual life of the Institute.

Jonathan Bach

Jonathan Bach is Associate Professor in the Global Studies Program at the New School and faculty affiliate in the Anthropology Department. His recent work explores social change through the politics of memory, material culture, and urban space, with an emphasis on Germany and China.

Doris Chang

Doris F. Chang

Doris F. Chang is Director of Clinical Training and Associate Professor of Psychology at the New School for Social Research and Director of the Race and Ethnicity Minor at Eugene Lang College. Her research seeks to address disparities in the quality of mental health services for racial and ethnic minorities.

Sumita Chakravarty

Sumita Chakravarty is Associate Professor of Media Studies at The New School. Her research interests include media theory, digital humanities, borderscapes, media and globalization, film and national identity, and the history and philosophy of media technologies. She is the curator of migrationmapping.org.

Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen is professor of International Affairs at the New School for Public Engagement and Director of the International Affairs Program. He has worked in over fifty countries on issues concerning infrastructure, environment, and sustainable development.

Simon Critchley

Simon Critchley is the Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research. His work engages in many areas: continental philosophy, philosophy and literature, psychoanalysis, ethics, and political theory, among others. His most recent books include The Problem with Levinas and ABC of Impossibility, though he has written on topics as diverse as David Bowie, religion, and suicide.

Alexandra Délano Alonso

Alexandra Délano Alonso is Associate Professor and Chair of Global Studies at The New School’s Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts. Her work focuses on diaspora policies, the transnational relationships between states and migrants, immigrant integration, and the politics of memory in relation to undocumented migration.

Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci is a labor economist and nationally-recognized expert in retirement security. She holds the Bernard L. and Irene Schwartz Chair in economic policy analysis and directs the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) at The New School, that focuses on economic policy research and outreach.

Victoria Hattam

Victoria Hattam is Professor of Politics at The New School for Social Research. Her research focuses on ethnicity and race in American politics. Currently, her work explores the visual/spatial politics of border walls, urban creeks, and industrial work.

Andreas Kalyvas

Andreas Kalyvas is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics at The New School for Social Research and the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts. His research interests are situated in the intersection of politics, history, and jurisprudence with a strong emphasis on the relationship between democratic sovereignty and constituent power; citizenship, cosmopolitanism, and irregular migration; among others.

Laura Liu

Laura Liu is Associate Professor of Urban Studies at Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts. Her research focuses on community organizing, urban social movements, race, gender, and labor politics in immigrant communities, and on New York City’s Chinatown.

Anne McNevin

Anne McNevin is Associate Professor of Politics at the New School for Social Research. Her research interests include the contemporary transformation of sovereignty, citizenship and political community with a particular focus on displacement, mobility, borders, and the global governance of migration.

Sandro Mezzadra

Sandro Mezzadra is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Politics, NSSR, and Associate Professor of Political Theory at the University of Bologna, where he teaches political theory. He is also adjunct fellow at the Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University. He has published widely on the areas of migration, postcolonial theory, contemporary capitalism, Italian operaismo and autonomist Marxism.

William Milberg

William Milberg is Dean and Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research. He is also the Co-Director of the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies. His research focuses on the relation between globalization and income distribution, and the history and philosophy of economics. He teaches graduate courses in international trade, political economy, and the history and methodology of economics.

Christina Moon

Christina Moon is Assistant Professor in the School of Art and Design History and Theory and Director of the MA in Fashion Studies at Parsons The New School for Design. Her research explores fashion design worlds and manufacturing landscapes across Asia and the Americas.

Daniel Naujoks

Daniel Naujoks is a lecturer at the Julien J. Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs at The New School. He focuses primarily on issues related to international migration and development, homeland-diaspora relations and forced migration studies. He further concentrates on sustainable development, transnational studies, gender, human rights, citizenship theory, as well as on questions of inclusion and exclusion in host countries.

Jessica Pisano

Jessica Pisano is an Associate Professor of Politics at The New School for Social Research. She conducts her research in Russia, Hungary, and Ukraine, where she is interested in the experiences of ordinary people who live far from capital cities.

Radhika Subramaniam

Radhika Subramaniam is a curator, editor and writer with an interdisciplinary practice that deploys such platforms as exhibitions, texts and public art interventions as conscious forms of knowledge-making. The Director/Chief Curator of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) at The New School, she is Assistant Professor in the School of Art and Design History and Theory at Parsons School of Design.

Miriam Ticktin

Miriam Ticktin is Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College. Her work explores the category of humanity, and the politics of who and what it includes and excludes. She is currently examining practices of containment at the border.

Richard Wolff

Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University, New York City. Earlier he taught economics at Yale University (1967-1969) and at the City College of the City University of New York (1969-1973). In 1994, he was a Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Paris (France), I (Sorbonne). Wolff was also regular lecturer at the Brecht Forum in New York City.