Faculty

  • Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mellichamp Professor and Department Chair

International human rights

Jia-Ching Chen head shot
  • Assistant Professor
  • Senior Continuing Lecturer

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

  • Associate Professor
  • African Diaspora
  • Caribbean literature
  • Post-colonial Literature
  • Haitian literature, culture, history
  • Gender and transnationalism
  • Migration and identity
  • Professor

postcolonial theory and global media

  • 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

  • Distinguished Professor

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 

  • Associate Professor

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

  • Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies

Economic Development, Globalization & Structural Transformation, Inequality, Employment, Human Capital, Institutions

  • Distinguished Professor and Mellichamp Chair in Transnational Civil Society Networks
Kai Thaler
  • Assistant Professor

Conflict and violence, civil wars, state building, genocide and mass killing, development, African and Latin American politics