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Core faculty

Robert Givens, Professor of History, currently serves as the advisor of the international relations program. He specializes in European history, with particular interests in imperial and soviet Russia, modern Europe, and international relations. His courses in international relations include Modern Europe and Its Critics, Warfare and Society in Modern Times, Diplomacy of War and Revolution, and the off-campus course Russia Today. Learn more about Professor Givens on the history faculty page

Robert Givens

Aparna Thomas, Associate Professor of Politics and Women's Studies, teaches the international relations courses Gender in Developing Countries, Political Economy of Developing Countries, Women and Politics: A Cross-National Perspective, and Strategies to Alleviate Poverty. Professor Thomas is an expert on the politics of South Asia and global feminism. Learn more about Professor Thomas on the politics faculty page Aparna Thomas

David Yamanishi, Associate Professor of Politics, teaches courses in international relations include International Politics, U.S. Foreign Policy, and International Political Economics. He also teaches courses in comparative politics that deal with the themes of democratization, development, and human rights both globally and with special emphasis on Latin American and Europe. Learn more about Professor Yamanishi on the politics faculty page David Yamanishi

Affiliated Faculty

Devan Baty, Associate Professor of French, teaches the international relations course Cultures of France and the Francophone World. Read more about Professor Baty on the French faculty page. Devan Baty

A'amer Farooqi, Professor of Economics and Business, teaches the international relations courses Economic Development, International Economics, and Global Environmental Economics. Read more about Professor Farooqi on the economics and business faculty page. A'amer Farooqi

Lynne Ikach, Professor of Russian, teaches the international relations course Introduction to Russian Culture and Civilization. Read more about Professor Ikach on the Russian faculty page. Lynne Ikach

Marcela Ochoa-Shivapour, Professor of Spanish, teaches the international relations courses Peninsular Culture and Civilization, and Latin American Culture and Civilization. Read more about Professor Ochoa-Shivapour on the Spanish faculty page.  

Joseph Molleur, Professor of Religion, teaches the international relations course Religions of the World. Read more about Professor Molleur on the religion faculty page. Joseph Molleur