Conflict, Diplomacy & Security
In the News
The Jihadist Threat Won't End With ISIS' Defeat
Dec. 22, 2017: GPS Prof. Barbara F. Walter writes for Foreign Affairs on why similar groups will continue to emerge.
How Do You End A Civil War?
Oct. 26, 2017: Listen to this podcast with GPS Prof. Barbara F. Walter was part of a
6 Ways the Internet Is Shaping the ‘New Civil Wars’
Aug. 16, 2017: Advanced technology in communication linked to new growth, sustainability of modern conflict, featuring Barbara F. Walter.
Time to act
May 1, 2017: For her enduring support of GPS and perseverance to address wrongs on the international stage — foremost in Syria — Tamar Koosed is GPS’s 2017 Outstanding Alumna.
Experiencing the ‘crossroad of the US, Asia and Mexico’
April 20, 2017: As part of his Pacific Leadership Fellowship, Enrico Letta derived new impressions of not only the EU-U.S. relationship but also the U.S.-Mexico one.
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.
Faculty and Research
Professor, UC San Diego Department of Economics
Research Fields: environmental and resource economics, labor economics, religion, Middle East, terrorism and insurgency, fertility, immigration, language
Associate 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
Dean and Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Communications and Technology Policy
Research Fields: U.S. trade policy, foreign policy, communications and information technology, Internet, biological threats, international corporate strategy, microfinance industry to alleviate poverty
Associate Professor; Chair, Global Leadership InstituteResearch Fields: comparative politics, international relations, civil war, voting, Central Asia
Research Fields: Cuba, Latin America, U.S. foreign policy, multilateral institutions, trade and investment, globalization, democratization, non-governmental organizations
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
Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor of Korea-Pacific Studies; Director, Korea-Pacific Program
Research Fields: international relations, political economy, globalization, East Asia, North and South Korea
Research Fields: China, political economy, foreign policy
Research Fields: international security, civil wars, terrorism/counter-terrorism
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.
Aiming to deepen public knowledge and understanding of contemporary China and strengthen U.S.-China relations, this center promotes active discourse on China’s domestic evolution and its international engagement.
Promoting greater understanding of contemporary North and South Korea, this program supports a variety of organized research projects, presents a seminar series and hosts a visiting scholars program.
Combining advanced social science methodology with the power of information technology,
this lab designs policiesand programs that alleviate poverty; promote health, welfareand security; and enhance accountability.