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Steering Committee

Co-Directors

Jade d'Alpoim Guedes

Jade d'Alpoim Guedes

Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  • Region of Interest: Southwest China, Tibetan Plateau, South East Asia
  • Research theme/topic: The origins and spread of agriculture, climate change
  • Email : jguedes@ucsd.edu 

Sharon Rose

Sharon Rose

Professor, Linguistics

  • Region of interest: Africa – Ethiopia, Sudan
  • Research theme/topic: African languages, phonology, languages in refugee/immigrant communities
  • Email:  sxrose@ucsd.edu 

 

Current ad hoc Steering Committee members

Akos Rona Tas

Akos Rona Tas

Professor, Sociology

Robert Edelman

Robert Edelman

Professor, History

Fatima El-Tayeb

Fatima El-Tayeb

Professor, Literature and Ethnic Studies

  • Research theme/topic: European racial formations, African Diaspora Studies, Queer Theory, Black Feminism, Critical Race Theory, Comparative Diaspora Studies, European Migrant and Minority Cultures, Transnational Feminisms, Film Studies, Muslim Diasporas, Queer of Color Critique, Visual Cultural Studies, Urban Studies, Colonial and Postcolonial Europe, Race and Technology 
  • Email feltayeb@ucsd.edu 

Maureen Feeley

Maureen Feeley

Associate Teaching Professor, Political Science

Erik Gartzke

Erik Gartzke

Professor, Political Science

Research theme/topic: War, peace and international institutions, nuclear security, the liberal peace, alliances, uncertainty and war, deterrence theory, and the evolving technological nature of interstate conflict.

Email : egartzke@ucsd.edu 

Lane Kenworthy

Lane Kenworthy

Professor, Sociology

  • Region of Interest: Rich democratic nations
  • Research Theme/Topic: Living standards, poverty, inequality, social policy, politics
  • Email: lane.kenworthy@gmail.com 

Martha Lampland

Martha Lampland

Professor, Sociology

David Pedersen

David Pedersen

Associate Professor, Anthropology

Nancy Postero

Nancy Postero

Professor, Anthropology

Michael Provence

Michael Provence

Professor, History

Pamela Radcliff

Pamela Radcliff

Professor, History

  • Region of interest: Europe and Spain
  • Research theme/topic: Social movements, women’s history, democratization, municipalism
  • Email: pradcliff@uscd.edu 

Gershon Shafir

Gershon Shafir

Professor, Sociology

  • Region of Interest: Middle East
  • Research Themes/Topics: ethnicity, human rights, and citizenship. Vigilantism, moral, panics, and racialization in Israel, the US, and Europe.
  • Email: gshafir@ucsd.edu