political economy, sustainable development and the environment;
development theory, political economy, oil and energy politics
Felicia Graham earned her B.A. in Political Science and History from the Univeristy of California, San Diego, focusing on Latin American and Middle Eastern history and politics. Her senior thesis explored the history of Iraq's development in relation to its oil industry, explicating the intimate connection between economic growth, social stability, and natural resources.
After graduating Felicia spent time working as an after school instructor and later as a counselor in mental health. Felicia is Co-Founder and Managing Editor at Watching World Energy - an online international energy journal - where she writes and researches on the development of energy resources in the Americas.
At UC Santa Barbara's MAGIS program Felicia's emphasis is in Political Economy, Sustainable Development and the Environment. Her research explores how oil production fosters both conflict and resistance in Latin American communities. For her internship summer/fall 2013, Feliciai conducted field research on the economic and socio-cultural impacts of oil production in Colombia's eastern departments of Norte de Santander and Meta, working closely with the National Indigenous Organization (ONIC).
- GLOBL 1 - Global His/Cult/Ideol; FALL 2012
- SOC185 DG - Dev/Global Theory; WINTER 2013
- GLOBL 2 - Global Cult/&Ethics; SPRING 2013
- GLOBL 110 - Global Cult/&Ethics; WINTER 2014
- GLOBL 157 - Global MEDIA; SPRING 2014