Human Rights & International Law

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The making of a revolution
July 13, 2017: UC San Diego political scientists show exactly why individual behavior matters, especially when it comes to who’s leading the country.

Stephan Haggard hones in on ‘Hard Target’
April 19, 2017 | In a Q&A, the professor opens up about the coming of his new book, “Hard Target,” and working with his writing partner, Marcus Noland. 

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Related Faculty

  • Emilie Hafner-Burton

    Emilie Hafner-Burton

    John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of International Justice and Human Rights
    Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation

    Research Fields: human rights, international law, economic sanctions, gender mainstreaming in international organizations

  • Zoltan L. Hajnal

    Zoltan L. Hajnal

    Professor

    Research Fields: racial and ethnic politics, urban politics, immigration, election administration, voting rights, American politics, political behavior

  • David Victor

    David Victor

    Professor; Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation

    Research Fields: human rights, international law, energy policy, climate change policy

  • Barbara F. Walter

    Barbara F. Walter

    Professor

    Research Fields: international security, civil wars, terrorism/counter-terrorism

Related Research Centers and Programs

  • Center on Global Transformation

    Center on Global Transformation

    Examining central questions about economic growth, equality and market change in the Pacific, this center brings together the worlds of academic inquiry and policy analysis.
  • Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation

    Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation


    Facilitating innovative research on the causes of international conflict and cooperation, this institute serves the entire UC system and is committed to educating the next generation of problem solvers and peacemakers.
  • Laboratory on International Law and Regulation

    Laboratory on International Law and Regulation

    Exploring when and why laws actually work, this living laboratory looks across an array of issues from environment and energy to human rights, trade and security.