Expert Guide

CIS faculty and scholars are available to members of the media who seek comment and background information on issues related to international affairs. The best way to reach our experts is to contact them directly. If additional information is needed, please contact Michelle English, the Center’s Communications Officer.

CIS faculty and scholars are available to members of the media who seek comment and background information on issues related to international affairs. The best way to reach our experts is to contact them directly. If additional information is needed, please contact Michelle English, the Center’s Communications Officer.

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Vipin Narang

Associate Professor of Political Science
Member, Security Studies Program

Expertise: Nuclear proliferation, South Asian security, quantitative conflict studies, international relations theory, general security studies
narangv@mit.edu617-258-7363E40-465

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@NarangVipin

Thomas Neff Expertise: Nuclear weapons (post-cold war security), FSU defense conversion, energy (international industries and markets) tlneff@mit.edu978-371-8080
Richard Nielsen

Associate Professor, Political Science

Expertise: Islam, political violence, human rights, economic development, research design
rnielsen@mit.edu857-998-8039E53-455

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Personal website

Melissa Nobles

Kenan Sahin Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Professor, Political Science

Expertise: Comparative politics (racial and ethnic politics, nationalism, social movements, retrospective justice)
mnobles@mit.edu617-253-34504-212

Personal website
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