Loyola University Maryland

Global Studies

Faculty & Staff

Global Studies Director

Mary Kate Schneider
Lecturer of Political Science


Global Studies Steering Committee

Joshua Hendrick
Associate Professor of Sociology

Fabio Mendez 
Associate Professor of Economics
Hanway Chair in Global Studies

Sara Scalenghe 
Associate Professor of History 

Moira Lynch 
Assistant Professor of Political Science


Name Department Areas Of Expertise
Charles Borges History South Asia; Jesuits
John Burger Economics Monetary economics; financial economics
Kelly DeVries History Europe; military history
Jane Edwards History Europe; intellectual history
Michelle Gawerc Sociology Peace, war, conflict, social movements; Israel, Palestine
Joshua Hendrick Sociology Political sociology, social movements, human rights; Turkey, Middle East
Janine Holc Political Science International relations; Central and Eastern Europe
Nune Hovhannisyan
Economics International trade and investment; development economics
Moira Lynch Political Science 
Transitional justice, human rights, feminist international relations theory
Dennis McCornac
Development economics; Asian economies

Fabio Mendez
(Hanway Chair)

Economics Macroeconomics; economic growth and development
Sara Scalenghe History Middle East and North Africa; Ottoman Empire; Italian colonialism in Libya; gender; disability
Elizabeth Schmidt History Africa; women
Katherine Stern Brennan History Europe; France; revolution
Norman Sedgley Economics Economic growth; regional economic development
Carsten Vala Political Science Comparative politics; Christianity in China; Middle East
Barbara Vann Sociology Race, class, gender, sexuality, identity in post-communist Czech society