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Global Studies Faculty

Laura Anderko

Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Nursing

Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago

Research/teaching interests: Cancer Epidemiology,
Translational Research/Practice-based research networks, Environmental health with a focus on children, Nursing centers and the reduction of health disparities

                             Global Studies course(s) taught: Strategies for Realizing Security in Global Contexts

 

 

A. Aneesh

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Rutgers University

Research/teaching interests: Globalization, International Migration, Science and Technology, Economic Sociology, Sociological Theory, Ethnographic Methods, Intellectual Pro perty

Global Studies course(s) taught: Contexts for Global Management

 

 Kal Applbaum

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., Harvard University

Research/teaching interests: Practice of psychiatry and mental healthcare in Japan, globalization of pharmaceuticals, privatization of public works, social entrepreneurship

Global Studies course(s) taught: Contexts for Global Management

 

Robert Beck

Adjunct Associate Professor of Political Science
Director of Academic Technology, Center for International Education
Ph.D., Georgetown University

Research/teaching interests: International relations, international law, and foreign policy

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Studies I: People and Politics, Global Strategy (capstone)

 

John Bohte

Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Research/teaching interests: Education policy, organization theory, public budgeting and finance, public administration, public policy

Global Studies course(s) taught: People & Politics

 

Erica Bornstein

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., University of California-Irvine

Research/teaching interests: Philanthropy, charity and humanitarianism, non-governmental organizations, human rights, political anthropology, anthropology of religion, economic anthropology, ethnographic methods, southern Africa, India

                             Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Politics of Human Rights

 

Jorge Gonzalez

Assistant Professor of Business Management

Ph.D., Texas A & M University

Research/teaching interests: diversity, values, organizational identification and commitment, international organizational behavior, and human resource management

Global Studies course(s) taught: Cross-Cultural Management

 

 

 

Tracey Heatherington

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., Harvard University

Research/teaching interests: Resistance to ecodevelopment, questions related to political ecology and environmental justice, cultural politics, environmentalism, Europeanisation, post-national citizenship; Italy, Europe

Global Studies course(s) taught: Economics and the Environment

 

Uk Heo

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Research/teaching interests: international relations, Asian politics, the political economy of defense, and research methods

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Studies I: People and Politics

 

Shale Horowitz

Associate Professor of Political Science

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Research/teaching interests: international and ethnic conflict, the politics of international t rade and finance, the politics of market transition and institutional change in the post-communist countries and East Asia, and the politics of agricultural policy

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Studies I: People and Politics

 

Doug Howland

Professor of History

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Research/teaching interests: modern China and Japan, cultural interaction, international law and the state

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Security I: Rethinking Global Security

 

Ingrid Jordt

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., Harvard University

Research/teaching interests: Processes of political legitimation, lay/monastic rela tions in Buddhist Burma, Buddhist meditation movements in Southeast Asia, ethnographic methods, social theory

Global Studies course(s) taught: Freshman Seminar: Social Movements and the Internet

 

Andrew Kincaid

Assistant Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Research/teaching interests: Urbanism, Modernism, Postcolonial Theory, and Irish Studies

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Studies II: Economics and the Environment

 

Tae-Seop Lim

Professor of Communication

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Research/teaching interests: Intercultural (Cross-cultural) communication, face and facework across cultures, speech and verbal behavior in Asia, language and social interaction, quantitative research methods

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Communications: Security, Policy & Intercultural Contexts

 

Thomas Malaby

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., Harvard

Research/teaching interests: Risk, modernity, history and futurity, globalization p rojects, urban criminality, medical anthropology, social theory, ritual and performance

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Studies I: People and Politics

 

Andrew Martin

Associate Professor of English, Department Chair

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Research/teaching interests: Introduction to Film Studies, Science Fiction, War and Cinema, Vietnam, British Cinema, Classical and Contemporary Film Theory and Criticism, American Literature-late 19th Century and 20th Century, Realism, Naturalism, American Modernism, Theories of Mass Culture, Cultural Studies

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Studies III: Globalization and Information Technology

 

Linda McCarthy

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Chair of Geography

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Research/teaching interests: Comparative Urban and Regional Economic Development and Planning, Brownfield Redevelopment

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Studies II: Economics and the Environment

 

Matt McGinty

Assistant Professor of Economics

Ph.D., University of California-Santa Cruz

Research/teaching interests: International Trade, Environmental Economics, Game Theory

Global Studies course(s) taught: Economics and the Environment

 

Aims McGuinness

Assistant Professor of History

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Research/teaching interests: Latin America, global history

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Studies I: People and Politics

 

Hamid Mohtadi

Professor of Economics

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Research/teaching interests: Economic Growth & Development, Micro. Theory

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Studies II: Economics and the Environment

 

Associate Professor of English

Director of Film Studies Program

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research/teaching interests: Film and Media studies, media history, popular culture, globalization and media, Middle Eastern media history and fi lm, Asian American studies

Global Studies course(s) taught: Global Studies III: Globalization and Information

 

Peter Paik

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature

Ph.D., Cornell University

Research/teaching interests: World cinema, theology, myth and the creative imagination, science fiction, anime, and the graphic novel

Global Studies course(s) taught: Rethinking Global Security

Patrice Petro

Professor of English

Senior Director of the Center for International Education

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Research/teaching interests: Film history, criticism, and theory, Theories of modernism and modernity, Feminist and critical theory

Global Studies course(s) taught: Think Tank

Peter Sands

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., SUNY Binghamton

Research/teaching interests: American Studies; Rhetoric and Composition, Computers and Pedagogy, Critical Theory and Cultural Studies, Science Fiction and Utopian Studies

Global Studies course(s) taught: Globalization & IT - hybrid course