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Teaching Faculty

The Academic Programs offered through the UCLA International Institute allow students to focus on a particular area of study - either a specific geographic area, or a global comparative and issue-oriented approach - through a variety of disciplines across campus. The Institute also offers its own courses taught by core teaching faculty under the following subject areas: African Studies, International & Area Studies, International Development Studies, Global Health, Global Studies, and Latin American Studies.


A growing number of UCLA faculty have joint appointments through the International Institute along with another department on campus.  These faculty include:

 
Victor  Agadjanian

Victor Agadjanian

Professor, International Institute and Sociology

 
Hannah  Appel

Hannah Appel

Assistant Professor, International Institute and Anthropology
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Andrew  Apter

Andrew Apter

Professor, International Institute, Anthropology, and History
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Jennifer Jihye  Chun

Jennifer Jihye Chun

Associate Professor, International Institute and Asian American Studies

 
Kevan  Harris

Kevan Harris

Assistant Professor, International Institute and Sociology
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Laurie Kain  Hart

Laurie Kain Hart

Professor, International Institute and Anthropology
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Patrick  Heuveline

Patrick Heuveline

Professor, International Institute and Sociology
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Ippolytos  Kalofonos

Ippolytos Kalofonos

Assistant Professor, International Institute and Psychiatry
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Eric  Min

Eric Min

Assistant Professor, International Institute and Political Science

 
Adam  Moore

Adam Moore

Associate Professor, International Institute and Geography

 
Margaret  Peters

Margaret Peters

Associate Professor, International Institute and Political Science
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Daniel  Posner

Daniel Posner

Professor, International Institute and Political Science
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Shaina  Potts

Shaina Potts

Assistant Professor, International Institute and Geography
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Kal  Raustiala

Kal Raustiala

Professor, International Institute and Law
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Michael L.  Ross

Michael L. Ross

Professor, International Institute and Political Science
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Alden Young

Assistant Professor, International Institute and African American Studies


Other instructors of courses offered through the International Institute Academic Programs include the following UCLA faculty and lecturers:

 
Judith  Carney

Judith Carney

Professor, Geography

 
Jennifer  Jung-Kim

Jennifer Jung-Kim

Lecturer, International Institute and Asian Languages & Cultures

 
Ann  Kerr

Ann Kerr

Coordinator, Visiting Fulbright Scholar Enrichment Program for Los Angeles Metropolitan Area, UCLA International Institute
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Yuen-ching Bellette Lee

Lecturer, Political Science

 
William  Marotti

William Marotti

Chair, East Asian Studies Academic Program
Associate Professor, History

 
Robert M.  McCann

Robert M. McCann

Adjunct Professor, Anderson School of Management
Associate Dean of Global Initiatives

 
Michael  Rodriguez

Michael Rodriguez

Chair, Global Health Academic Program
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Director of the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America
Co-Director of the Center of Expertise on Migration and Health

 
Bonnie  Taub

Bonnie Taub

Lecturer, International Institute and Community Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Co-Chair, Latin American Studies
Associate Director, UCLA Latin American Institute

 
Kevin  Terraciano

Kevin Terraciano

Professor, History
Director, UCLA Latin American Institute
Co-Chair, Latin American Studies
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Dominic  Thomas

Dominic Thomas

Chair and Madeleine L. Letessier Professor, French and Francophone Studies
Professor, Department of Comparative Literature
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Roger  Waldinger

Roger Waldinger

Chair, International Migration Studies Academic Program
Distinguished Professor, Sociology
Director, UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration
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Yunxiang  Yan

Yunxiang Yan

Professor, Anthropology
Director, UCLA Center for Chinese Studies
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Steve  Zipperstein

Steve Zipperstein

Lecturer, International Institute and Senior Fellow, CMED


We are also pleased to have the following Visiting Faculty for the upcoming academic year: