Marge Wolff, Program Coordinator
Marge joined CPEP in October 2010 after a brief retirement from a 32 year career at Cornell,
where she managed the Language Learning Center for many years and started the Student
Technology Consulting Program, at CIT.
Paul Sawyer, Faculty Director, 2013-2014
Professor, English at Cornell
Director, the Knight Writing Institute
Robert Turgeon, Former Faculty Director, 2011-2012
Professor, Plant Biology at Cornell
Professor Turgeon conducts interdisciplinary research on long-distance nutrient transport in the phloem,
leaf development, and the structure and function of plasmodesmata, the fine pores that connect plant
cells. His team employs molecular, physiological, and anatomical techniques in approximately equal
measure. Dr. Turgeon has served on CPEP's board since 2010.
Peter Enns, Former Faculty Director 2010
Assistant Professor, Government at Cornell
Peter's education experiences include teaching high school Spanish in Baltimore through Teach For
America, working at the Department of Education, volunteering as an adult literacy tutor, and research
on Charter Schools and the Cuban education system. Peter's current research focuses on public opinion
and representation in the United States.
Pete Wetherbee, Former Faculty Director 2009-2010
Professor Emeritus, English at Cornell
The program's founding director, Pete has been working with Auburn students for over twenty
years. His research interests include medieval Latin; medieval philosophy and literature.
Mary Katzenstein, Former Faculty Director 2008-2009
Mary Fainsod Katzenstein is the Stephen and Evalyn Milman Professor of American Studies and
professor in the Government Department and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program.
She has written on feminist activism cross-nationally focusing particularly on the United States,
Europe and India. Her most recent research focuses on felony disenfranchisement and she
teaches a popular course on prisons and incarceration.