Directory

  • Undergraduate Peer Advisor (Student)
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

International Business, Corporate Social Responsibility

Social Entrepreneurship, Public-Private Partnerships

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2012

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • SOCIOLOGY
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2022
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2017

Environment, Development, Governance, Religion & Ideology, Narrative

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2017

Technology, Regulatory Governance, Science-Policy Interface, Environmental Justice, Political Economy

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2014

Global Governance, Human Rights, Sustainable Development, Global Culture

Social & Educational Gender Gap

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2020

Migration and Refugee Studies, Housing/Land/Property (HLP) rights, Post-Conflict Reconstruction/Reconciliation, Human Rights/Global Governance

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Political Economy, Sustainable Development and the Environment

  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2020
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Global Governance and Human Rights

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  • Professor and Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies
  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • SSMS (room pending)
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2012

global governance and human rights

  • CHICANO/A STUDIES
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2017

Global Culture, Global Ideology, Global Governance, Civil Society, Middle East, Alternative Models of Political Organization, Affect Theory

  • Associate Professor
  • Graduate Director
  • Graduate Diversity Officer

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  • SSMS 2129
  • MA Cohort 2006
  • Alumni
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2016
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2015

Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society; Middle East

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2012

global governance and human rights

  • SSMS 2009
  • Distinguished Professor

​International human rights

  • MA Cohort 2008
  • Alumni

Non-Governmental Organizations and Global Civil Society

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2014
  • MA Cohort 2008
  • Alumni

political economy, sustainable development, and the environment

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2015
  • Assistant Professor
  • Undergraduate Program Director
  • Undergraduate Diversity Officer
  • Affiliate faculty member in the Department of Geography and the Interdepartmental PhD Emphasis in Environment and Society
  • Assistant Professor
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2016

Political Economy, Sustainable Development and the Environment

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2015

Specialization: Global Political Economy, Development and Environment.

PhD Emphasis: Environment and Society.

  • Senior Continuing Lecturer

Global environmental governance, climate change, sustainable development, political economy, international organizations and governance

  • Associate Professor
  • Faculty Diversity Officer to the Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion
  • Faculty Representative to the Academic Senate
  • African Diaspora
  • Caribbean literature
  • Post-colonial Literature
  • Haitian literature, culture, history
  • Gender and transnationalism
  • Migration and identity
  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Alumni

global governance and human rights; political economy

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2012

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • SSMS 2110
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2020

Global Governance and Human Rights, and Civil Society

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2021
  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Alumni

global governance and human rights

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2016

Religion and Violence, Counter-Terrorism

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2014

Education, Postcolonial Education Curriculum, Caribbean and Europe

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2017

 

 

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2015

Trans-Regional Studies, Nationalism, Identity, and Culture

  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Alumni

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2011

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Alumni

global culture, ideology and religion

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2017

Middle Eastern Studies, Gender and Queer Studies, Global Governance, Civil Society and Human Rights

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Global Governance and Human Rights

Political Economy

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  • Professor

postcolonial theory and global media

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2012

political economy, sustainable development and the environment;

development theory, political economy, oil and energy politics

  • SSMS 2110
  • Staff Graduate Advisor
  • (805) 893-4668
  • SSMS 2008
  • MA Cohort 2006
  • Alumni

Social Impact Investment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2021

Global Political Economy and Development

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2017
  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Global Theory and Culture

Global Ethics;

Cosmopolitanisms in a World of Global Absolutisms;

Globalizing the Humanities;

American Literary, Cultural, Intellectual, and Religious Studies

  • SSMS (room pending)
  • MA Cohort 2010
  • Alumni
  • SAGE Sara Miller McCune Dean of Social Sciences
  • Assistant Professor
Global migration and forced displacement
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2021

Global Governance

  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Alumni

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Sustainable Development and the Environment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2022

Global Political Economy & Development

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2014

Global Governance and Human Rights

 

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  • Assistant Professor

Global political economy of urbanization, ecology and agrarian change, with a focus on post-colonial Africa

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2014

Human Rights, Global Governance, and the Intersection of Race, Religion, and Politics. 

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2020

Black/Africana Studies, East Asian Studies, Diasporic Studies, Social Movements

  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Global Studies as an emerging field

Global rise of religious violence

Nationalism and transnational in a global age

Sikhism and South Asian religion and politics

Global religion; conflict resolution 

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2022
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2020
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2012

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2015

Political Economy, Sustainable Development, and the Environment

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2015

International Relations

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2017

Global Political Economy, Development and Environment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Financial and Events Assistant (Work Study Student)
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2016

Specialization: Climate Change, Social Movements, Culture and Ideology

  • Associate Professor

Specializing in the literary and cultural study of the Caribbean, Europe and North Africa from the eighteenth century to the present.

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Global Governance and Human Rights

Global Migration

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2011

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2016

Political Economy, Sustainable Development, and the Environment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2015

Global Governance and Global Culture

  • Department Chair
  • Endowed Chair Kundan Kaur Kapany Professor of Sikh Studies
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2015

Global Green Supply Chains, New Technology in the Global Economy, Global Worker/Owner Cooperatives

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2018
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2016

Political Economy, Sustainable Development, and the Environment

  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Alumni

global governance and human rights

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2020

Economic Development, Global Political Economy, Social/Resistance Movements, Labor Rights, Indigenous Rights

  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Alumni

global culture, ideology and religion

  • Associate Professor

Economic development; Globalization, structural transformation and labor; Education; Publicly provided private goods.

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2016

Global Political Economy, Sustainable Development, Alternative Economies, Cooperatives, Social Entreprises, Corporate Governance

 

  • Lecturer
  • Lecturer
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2019

Global Cultures and Ideologies, Populism and Authoritarianism, Feminism and Gender Studies, Global Governance and Civil Society

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2017

Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2019
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2022

Religious violence in the Global South, Spectacular Acts of Violence, Global Far Right Terrorism, Social Movements, Political Terrorism

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2014

Political Economy; Global Culture; Global Governance

  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Alumni

political economy, sustainable development and the environment; public policy, environmental justice, and immigrant rights

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Global Governance and Human Rights

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2018

Critical Security Studies, Feminist and Queer Studies, Middle East Studies, Human Rights and Legal Studies

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2014

Global Culture, Ideology, and Religion

  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Alumni

global governance and human rights

  • MA Cohort 2011
  • Alumni

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Global governance and Human Rights

Sustainability and International Development

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2016

Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

  • Distinguished Professor and Mellichamp Chair in Globalization
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2015

Global Governance, Civil Society, Human Rights and Global Migration Policy

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2017

Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2016

Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2022
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  • Business Officer
  • (805) 893-4718
  • SSMS 2105
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2021

Global Political Economy and Development

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2018

International Incarceration, Prison Studies, Critical Security Studies, Gender and Queer Studies, Global Cultures and Ideologies

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2016

Human Rights and Global Governance, Education, Refugee Youth and Communities, Global Culture, SE Asia

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2021

Global Cultures & Ideology, Violence Studies, Torture, Affect Theory, Gender & Queer Studies, Latin American Studies

  • Staff Undergraduate Advisor (50% time)
  • (805) 893-7860
  • SSMS 2004
  • Graduate Student - MA Cohort 2017

Global Governance, Human Rights, and Civil Society

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2012

Global Governance and Human Rights

  • HSSB
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Global Governance and Human Rights

Political Economy

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2015

Global Art and Culture, Cultural Diplomacy, Theories of Cultural Exchange

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2022
  • Professor
  • Ellison 3720 (Political Science Department)
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2017

Medical humanities, biopolitics, identity and the body, understanding the ‘self’, ‘othering’, pathologization, medicalization and the role of literature and language in identity expression specifically, narrative medicine or auto-pathography.

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2016

Global Governance and Civil Rights, Feminist Studies

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Global Governance and Human Rights

Political Economy and the Environment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2017

East Asian Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Human Rights, Transitional Justice

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Global Governance and Human Rights

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2012

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • SSMS 2110
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  • Assistant Professor

Conflict and violence, civil wars, protests and repression, statebuilding, development, African and Latin American politics

  • Academic Financial Analyst
  • (805) 893-8410
  • SSMS 2010
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2013

Global Governance and Human Rights

Political Economy

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2011

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2011

political economy, sustainable development and the environment

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2016

Critical Ontologies, Decoloniality, Alter-Politics, Indigeneity, Southern Epistemologies

  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2018

Social and environmental impact of blockchain technology, technological discourse and digital ethnography, global political economy and governance of emerging distributed digital technologies

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  • Staff Undergraduate Advisor (100% time)
  • (805) 893-7860
  • SSMS 2006
  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2018
Corporate Social Responsibility, Benefit Corporation, Impact Investing, Private governance, Sustainable Development, Global Political Economy, and Global Governance
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2022
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Cohort 2016

Global Culture, Diasporic Identity, Immigration, Feminism, Iran and the Middle East

  • Graduate Student
  • MA Cohort 2012

Political Economy, Sustainable Development and the Environment