Our Team

Leadership & Staff

Graham Wilson
Director & Professor
Katharine Lusk
Stacy Fox
Associate Director
Emily Robbins
Program Manager, MetroBridge
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David Gross
Program Manager & Administrator
David Glick
Faculty Director, MetroBridge


Student Staff

Claudia Chiappa
Marketing & Communications Assistant
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Songhyun Park
Doctoral Research Fellow
Gabriela M. Ramirez
Office Assistant
Cameran Schwarz
Marketing & Communications Assistant


Faculty Advisory Board

For a full list of former IOC faculty Board members, please follow this link.

Paula Austin
Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, College of Arts & Sciences
Azer Bestavros
Ex Officio
Associate Provost for Computing & Data Sciences and Warren Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
Mary Churchill
Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Community Engagement, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development
Phillipe Copeland
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Social Work








Andre de Quadros
Professor of Music, Music Education, College of Fine Arts
Madhu Dutta-Koehler
Ex Officio
Associate Professor of Practice and Director, City Planning and Urban Affairs, Metropolitan College
Peter Fox-Penner
Ex Officio
Director, Institute for Sustainable Energy and Professor of Practice, Questrom School of Business
Kevin Gallagher
Professor and Director, Global Development Policy Center, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies








Michael Gevelber
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
Ian Mashiter
Director of Curriculum, Innovate@BU; Senior Lecturer, Strategy and Innovation, Questrom School of Business
Yuhei Miyauchi
Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Arts & Sciences
Adil Najam
Inaugural Dean, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies; Professor of International Relations and Earth & Environment, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and College of Arts & Sciences
Maxwell Palmer
Assistant Professor of Political Science; Director of Advanced Programs, College of Arts & Sciences
Carrie Preston
Professor of English and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies; Arvind and Chandan Nandlal Kilachand Professor; Director, Kilachand Honors College
Heather Schoenfeld
Associate Professor of Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences
Sarah Sherman-Stokes
Associate Director, Immigrants’ Rights and Human Trafficking Clinic; Clinical Associate Professor of Law, School of Law
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Pamela Templer
Director, BU URBAN Program; Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
Monica Wang
Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health