Interim Director, Associate Dean and Pegasus Professor
Kerstin Hamann, Ph.D. is an Associate Dean in the College of Sciences and Pegasus Professor in the School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs (SPSIA). She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science, a Master’s in Political Science, and a Master’s in West European Studies.
Director of Public Affairs
Leila Chacko is the Director of Public Affairs for the India Center at UCF. Her responsibilities include overseeing and developing programming for the India Center to broaden the awareness and understanding of contemporary India.
Puja Shanbhagis the Spring 2023 India Center and Center for the Study of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Intern within the Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives (GPII). She is a senior at UCF pursuing an undergraduate degree in biology in the pre-professional track. Puja is a member of the College of Science Ambassadors and a frequent volunteer at Shepherd’s Hope clinic in Orlando.