• Contact Us

    International Field Program
    72 Fifth Avenue, room 517 ( Map)
    New York, NY 10011  
    ifp@newschool.edu
    Phone: 212.229.5400 x2454

  • Faculty

    Everita Silina

    Everita SilinaEverita Silina holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. She is currently working on a project which reassesses the concept of genocide by combining international law, human rights and political spheres of inquiry. Prof. Silina chaired the International Field Program in Hong Kong for many years and currently chairs the IFP in the Balkans.


    Peter Lucas

    Peter LucasPeter Lucas has taught at Columbia University, New York University, Teachers College, Bogazici University, and Istanbul University. His teaching and scholarly writing focuses on human rights with an emphasis on participatory media. As a photographer, Peter Lucas focuses on personal photography, found images, and documentary aesthetics, and he is the author of Viva Favela: Photojournalism, Visual Inclusion, and Human Rights in Brazil. He has previously directed IFP in Hong Kong and currently directs the IFP in Brazil.

    Gabriel Vignioli

    Gabriel VignioliGabriel Vignioli holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the New School for Social Research. His research looks at black markets in Cuba as alternative modes of governance, more specifically at how they operate as sites of economic and legal experimentation in the production of national and transnational economies. He currently chairs the IFP in Cuba.



    Laura Wainer

    Laura WainerLaura Waineria a Doctoral student in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Urban Studies and Planning and former Fellow of the Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies (SPURS). She is an architect, specialist in housing, urban design and planning in South America. She currently runs the IFP in South Africa in collaboration with the African Centre for Cities of the University of Cape Town.


    Fabiola Berdiel

    Fabiola BerdielFabiola Berdiel is Director for International Field Programs and faculty at The New School. She is an urban researcher and community development practitioner. Her research interests include feminist and de-colonial perspectives on urbanism and public space and design thinking as a tool for socioeconomic development. Fabiola is a Ph.D. candidate in the Urban and Public Policy doctorate program at The New School. Fabiola has worked and conducted field research in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Cuba, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Namibia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Senegal, Israel, Nepal, India, Kosovo, Serbia, Bosnia, Turkey, Ireland, and Spain. She is co-founder of DEED: Development through Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, and Design at The New School.

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