Faculty Affiliates

The International and Global Studies (IGS) Faculty Affiliate Program brings together faculty whose research and teaching focuses on international topics and world regions. Faculty affiliates enjoy:

  • access to collaborative opportunities for research, through networking with other faculty affiliates
  • invitations to International and Global Studies sponsored events
  • announcements for courses, grants, and other opportunities for your students that come through the INTL listserv
  • ability to mentor students pursuing internationally-focused capstone experiences
  • invitations to apply for funding to support international research travel

If you are interested in joining this program, please contact intl-global@memphis.edu.


2023-2024 IGS Faculty Affiliates:


Keri Brondo

Kathryn Hicks

Michael Perez


Earth Sciences:

Hsiang-te Kung



David Kemme

William Smith



Andrew Daily

Yaowen Dong

Dennis Laumann

Selina Makana

Catherine Phipps

Daniel Unowsky

Andrei Znamenski



Mary Beth Mader

Thomas Nenon

Daniel J. Smith

Kevin C. Taylor


Political Science:

Matthias Kaelberer

Paul Mego

Dursun Peksen

Sharon Stanley

Elizabeth Wellman


SunAh Laybourn

Simranjit Steel

Junmin Wang

World Languages and Literatures:

Vania Barraza Toledo

Melanie Conroy

Cosetta Gaudenzi

Denis Grélé

Yuki Matsuda

Hironori Nishi

Diana Ruggiero

Lan Zhang