People

Executive Committee

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Kate McDonald

Chair, Area Global Initiative
Director, East Asia Center
Associate Professor, Department of History
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Paul Amar

Director, Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies
Professor, Department of Global Studies
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Shiva Balaghi

Ex-officio
Academic Coordinator, Area Global Initiative
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Mhoze Chikowero

Director, Africa Initiative
Associate Professor, History Department
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Diane C. Fujino

Director, Center for the Global Study of Race, Inequality and Justice
Professor, Asian American Studies Department
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Bishnupriya Ghosh

Ex-officio
Associate Dean of Social Sciences
Professor, Departments of English and Global Studies
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Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky

Vice-Director, Center for Middle East Studies
Assistant Professor, Department of Global Studies
(on leave 2023-24)
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Cecilia Méndez

Director, Latin American and Iberian Studies Program
Professor, History Department
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Sherene Seikaly

Director, Center for Middle East Studies
Associate Professor, History Department

Fellows

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Jaime A. Alves

Burdick Global Scholars Fellow
Associate Professor, Department of Black Studies
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Javiera Barandiarán

Burdick Global Scholars Fellow
Associate Professor, Department of Global Studies
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Tristan Partridge

Burdick Global Scholars Fellow
Lecturer, Department of Global Studies