Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University

Professor Bertini taught graduate courses to students earning Masters in Public Administration, Master of Arts in International Relations and joint degrees with other programs. She also advised many Maxwell School of Citizenship students and faculty members. She lectured in Syracuse, New York City, Geneva, and Rome, and led the International Relations program through a transitional period as its graduate program merged with the public administration department. Professor Bertini also served as Vice Chair of the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs. She is now a Syracuse University professor emeritus.


Courses Taught 2005 - 2017

  • United Nations Organizations — Managing for Change

  • Humanitarian Action: Challenges, Responses & Results

  • Girls’ Education in the Developing World

  • Food Security

  • Post Conflict Reconstruction

  • Executive Leadership

  • International Organizations


Professor Bertini also taught a graduate course on domestic and international food aid during the fall of 2002 as the Harry A & Margaret D Towsley Foundation Policy-Maker in Residence at the Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. During the fall semester 1986, she was a Fellow at the Institute of Politics at the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.