Faculty & Staff


Michael F. Thies, Chair, Global Studies

John A. Agnew, Ph.D. (Geography, Italian)
Hannah C. Appel, Ph.D. (Anthropology)
Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey, Ph.D. (English)
David D. Kim, Ph.D. (Germanic Languages)
Purnima Mankekar, Ph.D. (Asian American Studies, Film, TV, & Digital Media, Gender Studies)
Saloni Mathur, Ph.D. (Art History)
David L. Rigby, Ph.D. (Geography, Statistics)
Kal Raustiala, J.D., Ph.D. (Law)
Michael F. Thies, Ph.D. (Political Science)
Dominic R. Thomas, Ph.D. (Comparative Literature, French and Francophone Studies)
Yunxiang Yan, Ph.D. (Anthropology)



Sandy Valdivieso, Academic Counselor

Erica Anjum, Undergraduate Advisor 

Global Studies & International Development Studies
10359 Bunche Hall (10th floor)
Mail Code: 148703, Box 951487
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487

Tel: 310.825.5187
Fax: 310.206.3555

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