IAL Program Faculty and Staff

Program Support Staff:

Kathy Cook
Department: ASU Leadership, Diplomacy and National Security Lab
Title: Lab Director

Jenna Roelle
Department: SPGS
Title: Graduate Coordinator    

The faculty within the School of Politics and Global Studies and the ASU Leadership, Diplomacy and National Security Lab work very closely with graduate students.  The following faculty are associated with the MA in International Affairs and Leadership.

Program director:

Anticipated Affiliated faculty:

Michael C. Polt 

Department: ASU Leadership, Diplomacy and National Security Lab
Title: Senior Director of Leadership Programs

Department: School of Politics and Global Studies
Title: Professor of Practice
Classes: POS 494, POS 484, IAL 502, IAL 560

Edward B. O’Donnell

Department: School of Politics and Global Studies
Title: Professor of Practice and Program Director
Classes: IAL 502, IAL 504, IAL 508, IAL 584, IAL 560, IAL 598

Lieutenant General Benjamin Freakley (ret.)

Department: Office of University Affairs
Title: Special Advisor to the President
Classes: IAL 501, IAL 503

Clint Williamson

Department: ASU Leadership, Diplomacy and National Security Lab
Title: Senior Director of International Rule of Law, Governance, and Security
Classes: TBC

Ambassador David Johnson
Department: SPGS
Title: Faculty Associate
Classes: IAL 502

Ambassador William Heidt
Department: SPGS
Title: Faculty Associate
Classes: IAL 505

Rear Admiral Margaret G. Kibben (ret.)
Department: SPGS
Title: Faculty Associate
Classes: IAL 598