Corey Tazzara
Corey Tazzara, Director
Assistant Professor of History
Scripps College


Agnieszka Lazorczyk
Program Coordinator



Kenneth Leonardo
Graduate Assistant
Kenneth Leonardo has been a Graduate Assistant at the center since 2012. He is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at Claremont Graduate University. His areas of research include political philosophy, American politics, and international political economy. He received a B.A. in Political Science, International Relations (area concentration: Europe), with a minor in Economics from Bucknell University.

Celine Hylton-Dei
Events and Administrative Coordinator
Celine is a senior at Pitzer College. She’s an International Political Economy major and French minor. This is her fourth and final year with the center! At Pitzer she is also an Institute of Global-Local Action & Study (IGLAS) Fellow. In her free time she likes doing Pilates or catching up on TV shows.


Katy Swiere
Events and Administrative Coordinator
Katy Swiere is a second year student at Pomona College studying international environmental policy. She is from Orange, Texas, and is passionate about using diplomacy and community mobilization to solve borderless issues like climate change, refugee crises, and more. She is a dedicated volunteer with Citizens’ Climate Lobby and GenUN chapter of the Claremont Colleges. In her free time, she enjoys ballroom dancing, reading, and learning languages.