Core Faculty

Samuels, Norman

Norman Samuels returned to the faculty after serving for three decades in senior University administrative roles. His research interests are in the fields of terrorism and counter-terrorism, security and intelligence studies, and the intersection of international terrorism and crime, and in particular, the interface among these topics and the American system of government. He teaches courses and advises graduate students in these areas. He is University Professor and Provost Emeritus.

Reich, Simon F.

Simon Reich is a professor in the Division of Global Affairs and Department of Political Science at Rutgers, Newark. He is author, co-author and editor of 11 books and over 50 articles or book chapters. His most recent book is The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century (with Peter Dombrowski, Cornell University Press, 2018).

Lindgren, Teri

Teri Lindgren is a nurse with a specialty in working with communities to improve members’ health. She holds a Masters’ in Public Health, with an international focus, from the University of Hawaii and a Ph.D. in Nursing, with an emphasis in community health, from the University of California, San Francisco. She has spent a significant portion of her life working, living and researching in Africa and Asia and her research interests reflect a strong commitment to global health issues.

Kolben, Kevin

Kevin Kolben is a recognized expert on transnational labor regulation and the governance of labor in international supply chains. A lawyer, he is a frequent presenter at conferences and universities in the U.S. and internationally, including at Harvard Law School, Notre Dame Law School, and Stanford Law School. Professor Kolben has also been an invited speaker at various governmental and non-governmental organizations around the world, including the European Parliament in Brussels, and the Confederation of Indian Industry in India.

Hinton, Alexander

Alexander Hinton is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, and UNESCO Chair on Genocide Prevention at Rutgers University. He is the author of the award-winning Why did they Kill?

Kennedy, Leslie

Leslie W. Kennedy (Ph.D. University of Toronto) is currently University Professor at Rutgers University. He teaches graduate-level courses at the School of Criminal Justice (SCJ) and is a core faculty member in the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers. He was the Dean of SCJ from 1998 to 2007. Dr. Kennedy’s current research in public security builds upon his previous work in event analysis, assessing the social contexts in which dangers in society are identified and deterred.

Cantwell, John

Dr. Cantwell is Distinguished Professor of International Business at Rutgers University, having been in Rutgers Business School and the Division of Global Affairs since 2002. He was previously Professor of International Economics at the University of Reading in the UK. He has also been a Visiting Professor at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", the University of the Social Sciences, Toulouse, and the University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna.


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