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  • Achyuta Adhvaryu

    Achyuta Adhvaryu

    Tata Chancellor’s Professor of Economics; Director, 21st Century India Center

    Research Fields: worker well-being, firm productivity, women empowerment

  • John Ahlquist

    John Ahlquist

    Associate Dean and Professor; Director, Pacific Leadership Fellows Program

    Research Fields: political economy, comparative politics, labor market institutions, income inequality, international trade

  • Benjamin J. Appel

    Benjamin J. Appel

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: effectiveness of intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), international law (IL)

  • Samuel Bazzi

    Samuel Bazzi

    Professor; Rafael and Marina Pastor Chancellor’s Endowed GPS Faculty Fellow

    Research Fields: development, political economy, migration

  • Eli Berman

    Eli Berman

    Professor, UC San Diego Department of Economics

    Research Fields: environmental and resource Economics, labor economics, religion, Middle East, terrorism and insurgency, fertility, immigration, language

  • Roger Bohn

    Roger Bohn

    Professor Emeritus

    Research Fields: high-tech and international manufacturing, electronics and data storage industry, product development, organizational management

  • Jennifer Burney

    Jennifer Burney

    Professor; Marshall Saunders Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Global Climate Policy and Research

    Research Fields: climate impacts and adaptation, food-energy-water systems, food and nutrition security, land use, economic development

  • Tai Ming Cheung

    Tai Ming Cheung

    Professor; Director, UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation

    Research Fields: China, Chinese and East Asian defense and national security affairs, especially related to economic, industrial, technology and innovation issues

  • Peter Cowhey

    Peter Cowhey

    Dean Emeritus and Qualcomm Chair Emeritus

    Research Fields: U.S. trade policy, foreign policy, communications and information technology, Internet, biological threats, international corporate strategy, microfinance industry to alleviate poverty

  • Michael Davidson

    Michael Davidson

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: China, electricity markets, energy policy, climate change policy

  • Paul Drake

    Paul Drake

    Distinguished Professor Emeritus

    Research Fields: political science, Latin American 

  • Jesse Driscoll

    Jesse Driscoll

    Professor; Chair, Global Leadership Institute

    Research Fields: comparative politics, international relations, civil war, voting, Central Asia
  • Richard Feinberg

    Richard Feinberg

    Professor Emeritus

    Research Fields: Cuba, Latin America, U.S. foreign policy, multilateral institutions, trade and investment, globalization, democratization, non-governmental organizations

  • Rafael Fernández de Castro

    Rafael Fernández de Castro

    Professor; Aaron Feldman Family Chancellor's Endowed Chair in U.S.-Mexican Studies in Memory of David Feldman; Director, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies

    Research fields: U.S.-Mexico relations, foreign policy, immigration and security in Latin America

  • David Fortunato

    David Fortunato

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: legislative organization, interbranch bargaining and mass political behavior, specific economic outcomes

  • Caroline Freund

    Caroline Freund


    Research Fields: international finance, trade policy, economic growth, regional integration

  • Francisco Garfias

    Francisco Garfias

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: comparative political economy, state capacity, taxation, social conflict, Latin American politics, Mexican politics, econometrics

  • Teevrat Garg

    Teevrat Garg

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Research Fields: environmental economics, development economics, decarbonization, South and Southeast Asia

  • Alexander Gelber

    Alexander Gelber

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: public finance, particularly issues relating to taxation and social insurance

  • Peter Gourevitch

    Peter Gourevitch

    Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor Emeritus

    Research Fields: international trade, economic globalization, trade disputes, regulatory system, corporate governance

  • Joshua Graff Zivin

    Joshua Graff Zivin

    Professor; Pacific Economic Cooperation Chair in International Economic Relations; Director, Peter F. Cowhey Center on Global Transformation

    Research Fields: environmental, public health, development, innovation economics

  • Emilie Hafner-Burton

    Emilie Hafner-Burton

    Professor; Research Director, Future of Democracy (IGCC); Peter Cowhey Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Global Policy; Director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation

    Research Fields: international law and regulation, human rights, election violence, trade and investment, behavioral economics, political psychology, and social networks

  • Stephan Haggard

    Stephan Haggard

    Research Professor; Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished Professor Emeritus; Director Emeritus, Korea-Pacific Program; Research Director, Global Governance (IGCC)

    Research Fields: international relations, political economy, globalization, East Asia, North and South Korea

  • Zoltan L. Hajnal

    Zoltan L. Hajnal


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

  • Kyle Handley

    Kyle Handley

    Associate Professor; Rafael and Marina Pastor Chancellor’s Endowed GPS Faculty Fellow

    Research Fields: international trade, investment, uncertainty and firm employment dynamics.

  • Ruixue Jia

    Ruixue Jia

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: China, development economics, economic history, political economy

  • Miles Kahler

    Miles Kahler

    Professor Emeritus, Rohr Distinguished Professor Emeritus

    Research Fields: international politics, international political economy, global governance, international monetary and financial cooperation
  • Uma R. Karmarkar

    Uma R. Karmarkar

    Associate Professor

    Research fields: decision neuroscience, neuroeconomics, psychology, consumer behavior

  • Gaurav Khanna

    Gaurav Khanna

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: development economics, labor economics, applied econometrics

  • Larry Krause

    Larry Krause

    Professor Emeritus

    Research Fields: international finance, Southeast Asia and Korea, APEC and ASEAN, economic cooperation, tariffs and trade, economic forecasting

  • Ellis Krauss

    Ellis Krauss

    Professor Emeritus

    Research Fields: foreign policy, Japanese politics, U.S.-Japan relations, Japan's political economy

  • Jim Lambright

    Jim Lambright

    Professor of Practice

    Research Fields: business, energy policy, global finance

  • Munseob Lee

    Munseob Lee

    Assistant Professor; Director, Korea-Pacific Program

    Research Fields: macroeconomics, economic growth, development economics, Korean economy

  • Morgan Levy

    Morgan Levy

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: hydroclimate, terrestrial water systems, and environmental and human health

  • Elizabeth Lyons

    Elizabeth Lyons

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: technology and innovation strategy, international management, organizational economics

  • Gordon McCord

    Gordon McCord

    Associate Teaching Professor and Associate Dean

    Research Fields: development economics, public health, environment

  • Craig McIntosh

    Craig McIntosh

    Professor; Co-director, Policy Design and Evaluation Lab

    Research Fields: development economics, agricultural and resource economics, program evaluation, microeconomics, anti-poverty policies

  • David Michael

    David Michael

    Professor of Practice

    Research Fields: emerging markets; business and entrepreneurship; and mobile communications, digital devices, and medtech

  • Barry Naughton

    Barry Naughton

    So Kwan Lok Chair of Chinese International Affairs

    Research Fields: Chinese economy, foreign trade and investment, economic reform 

  • Agustina S. Paglayan

    Agustina S. Paglayan

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: political economy, comparative politics, education systems, labor market institutions, state capacity, applied econometrics, historical research methods, politics of policymaking in Latin America and the U.S.

  • Lauren Prather

    Lauren Prather

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: foreign policy, migration, democracy promotion and democratization, Middle East

  • Nico Ravanilla

    Nico Ravanilla

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: comparative politics, public policy, governance, Southeast Asia

  • Kate Ricke

    Kate Ricke

    Associate Professor; Edward A. Frieman Endowed Presidential Chair in Climate Sustainability

    Research Fields: climate change, public policy

  • Krislert Samphantharak

    Krislert Samphantharak


    Research Fields: corporate finance, economic development, family businesses, business groups in East and Southeast Asia, financial institutions in village economies, Thailand

  • Ulrike Schaede

    Ulrike Schaede

    Professor of Japanese Business; Director, Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology

    Research Fields: Japan, Japanese business organization, strategy, and management, financial markets 

  • Victor Shih

    Victor Shih

    Professor of Political Science; Director, 21st Century China Center; Ho Miu Lam Chair in China and Pacific Relations

    Research Fields: China, political economy, Chinese banking policies, Chinese politics 

  • Susan Shirk

    Susan Shirk

    Research Professor; Director Emeritus, 21st Century China Center

    Research Fields: U.S.-China relations, Chinese politics, Northeast Asia, China, North and South Korea 

  • Jakana Thomas

    Jakana Thomas

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: political violence, conflict, women’s participation in rebel and terrorist organizations

  • Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku

    Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku

    Professor Emeritus

    Research Fields: second language acquisition theory, language pedagogy, Japanese language, Japan

  • Mateo Vásquez-Cortés

    Mateo Vásquez-Cortés

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: applied political economy; conflict processes, identity, and migration in the context of Latin America

  • David Victor

    David Victor

    Professor; Peter Cowhey Center on Global Transformation Chair in Innovation and Public Policy; Director, Deep Decarbonization Initiative

    Research Fields: administrative law and regulation, international law, energy policy, political economy, climate change policy

  • Barbara F. Walter

    Barbara F. Walter

    Professor; Rohr Chair in Pacific International Relations

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