Institute Faculty and Researchers

FSI attracts faculty from across Stanford who are interested in taking an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to international studies. More than 50 scholars constitute the institute's core faculty as senior fellows, senior fellows by courtesy and center fellows. They are:

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Director
  • Professor, Political Science
  • Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Ayça Alemdaroğlu

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Research Scholar, CDDRL
Associate Director, Program on Turkey

Chonira Aturupane

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Senior Research Scholar
Associate Director for Academic and Student Affairs, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy

Michael Bennon

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Research Scholar, CDDRL
Program Manager, Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative

Jay Bhattacharya

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Professor, Health Policy
Senior Fellow, SIEPR
Professor, Economics (by courtesy)

Coit D. Blacker

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Senior Fellow, Emeritus
Professor, Humanities and Sciences, Emeritus

Lisa Blaydes

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Senior Fellow
Professor, Political Science

Marshall Burke

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Deputy Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
Associate Professor, Earth System Science
Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Dr. Clayborne Carson

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MLK, Jr. Centennial Professor Emeritus, History

Gerhard Casper

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Senior Fellow, emeritus
Professor in Undergraduate Education, Emeritus
Professor, Law, Emeritus

Martha Crenshaw

Martha Crenshaw

Senior Fellow, Emerita
Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Emerita

Larry Diamond

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Senior Fellow
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros

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Senior Fellow
Professor, by courtesy, Political Science

Eileen Donahoe

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Lecturer, CDDRL

Pascaline Dupas

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Senior Fellow
Professor, Economics
Senior Fellow, SIEPR
Director, Stanford King Center on Global Development

Donald K. Emmerson

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Senior Fellow Emeritus

Rodney C. Ewing

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Senior Fellow
Professor of Geological Sciences

Marcel Fafchamps

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Senior Fellow
Professor, by courtesy, Economics

James D. Fearon

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Senior Fellow
Professor, Political Science

Thomas Fingar

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Lecturer at APARC

Francis Fukuyama

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Senior Fellow
Director, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy
Professor, by courtesy, Political Science

Rose Gottemoeller

Rose Gottemoeller

Steven C. Házy Lecturer

Avner Greif

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Senior Fellow, Emeritus
Professor, Economics

Andrew Grotto

Andrew Grotto

Director, Program on Geopolitics, Technology, and Governance

Anna Grzymala-Busse

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Director, TEC
Senior Fellow
Professor, Political Science

Amr Hamzawy

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Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL

Gabrielle Hecht

Gabrielle Hecht

Senior Fellow
Professor, History

Siegfried S. Hecker

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Senior Fellow, Emeritus
Professor, Management Science and Engineering, Emeritus

David Holloway

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Senior Fellow, Emeritus
Professor, History, Emeritus
Professor, Political Science, Emeritus

Erik Jensen

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Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL
Professor of the Practice, Law

Saumitra Jha

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Senior Fellow
CDDRL Research Affiliate
Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Associate Professor, by courtesy, of Economics and of Political Science
Senior Fellow, SIEPR

Colin H. Kahl

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Senior Fellow
Steven C. Házy Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation
Professor, by courtesy, Political Science

Jerry Kaplan

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Adjunct Lecturer, CDDRL
Research Affiliate, CDDRL

David M. Kennedy

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Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus

Matthew Kohrman

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Senior Fellow, by courtesy
Associate Professor, Anthropology

Stephen D. Krasner

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Senior Fellow, Emeritus
Professor, Political Science
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Emeritus

Didi Kuo

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Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL
Associate Director for Research, CDDRL
Academic Research & Program Manager, American Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Hongbin Li

Dr. Hongbin Li

Senior Fellow
Co-director, SCCEI

Herbert Lin

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Senior Research Scholar

David Lobell

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Gloria and Richard Kushel Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment
Professor, Earth System Science
William Wrigley Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Prashant Loyalka

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Senior Fellow
Associate Professor

Stephen P. Luby

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Professor, Medicine
Senior Fellow, FSI
Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment
Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health (by courtesy)

Yue Ma

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Research Scholar

Robert MacCoun

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Professor, Law
Senior Fellow, FSI
Professor, Psychology (by courtesy)

Beatriz Magaloni

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Senior Fellow
Professor, Political Science

Jenny Martinez

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Senior Fellow, by courtesy
Professor, Law

H.R. McMaster

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Bernard and Susan Liautaud Visiting Fellow

Michelle Mello

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Professor, Health Policy
Professor, Law

Abbas Milani

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Adjunct Professor
Research Fellow, Hoover Institution

Curtis J. Milhaupt

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Senior Fellow, by courtesy
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law

Grant Miller

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Professor, Health Policy
Senior Fellow, FSI
Senior Fellow, SIEPR
Professor, Economics (by courtesy)

Norman M. Naimark

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Senior Fellow, by courtesy
Professor, History
Professor, by courtesy, German Studies
Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution

Rosamond L. Naylor

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Senior Fellow
William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science
Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment

Jean C. Oi

Dr. Jean C. Oi

Senior Fellow
Professor, Political Science

Douglas K. Owens

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Professor, Health Policy
Professor, Management Science & Engineering (by courtesy)
Senior Fellow, FSI

Steven Pifer

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William J. Perry Fellow

David Relman

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Senior Fellow
Professor, Medicine
Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Condoleezza Rice

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Senior Fellow, by courtesy
Professor, Political Science
Professor, Management
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Scott Rozelle

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Senior Fellow
Helen F. Farnsworth Endowed Professorship
Co-director, SCCEI

Scott D. Sagan

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Senior Fellow
Professor, Political Science

Hesham Sallam

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Associate Director and Research Scholar, Program on Arab Reform and Democracy

Joshua Salomon

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Professor, Health Policy
Senior Fellow, FSI

Gi-Wook Shin

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Senior Fellow
Professor, Sociology

Alex Stamos

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Director, Stanford Internet Observatory

Stephen J. Stedman

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Senior Fellow
Professor, by courtesy, Political Science

Kathryn Stoner

Kathryn Stoner

Senior Fellow
Senior Fellow (by courtesy), Hoover Institution
Professor (by courtesy), Political Science

Cameron Tracy

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Research Scholar

Harold Trinkunas

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Senior Research Scholar

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

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Senior Fellow
Professor, Sociology

Andrew G. Walder

Andrew G. Walder

Senior Fellow
Professor, Sociology

Huan Wang

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Research Scholar

Barry R. Weingast

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Senior Fellow, by courtesy
Professor, Political Science
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Jeremy M. Weinstein

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Senior Fellow
Professor, Political Science

Dean L. Winslow

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Senior Fellow, courtesy
Professor, Medicine

Paul H. Wise

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Professor, Pediatrics
Senior Fellow, FSI

Frank Wolak

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PESD Director
Senior Fellow
Professor, Economics

Amy Zegart

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Senior Fellow
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Professor, by courtesy, Political Science

Xueguang Zhou

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Senior Fellow
Professor, Sociology