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Lorraine Bayard de Volo

Associate Professor
Women and Gender Studies • International Affairs
Lorraine Bayard de Volo (Ph.D., Political Science, University of Michigan, 1996) is an associate professor specializing in gender, collective action, and war in Latin America. She is the author of Mothers of Heroes and Martyrs: Gender Identity Politics in Nicaragua, 1979-1999 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press) as well as articles in journals including Comparative Politics, Gender & Society, Social Politics, International Feminist Journal of Politics, Mobilizations, and PS: Political Science...
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David Bearce

Professor
Political Science • International Affairs
David Bearce (Ph.D., Political Science, Ohio State University, June 2001) is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. He joined the University of Colorado at Boulder from the University of Pittsburgh in the fall of 2010. His areas of expertise include international politics, comparative politics, quantitative methods, international monetary policy, international institutions and cooperation theory.
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Martin Boileau

Associate Professor
Economics • International Affairs
Martin Boileau (Ph.D., Queen's University, 1994) is an associate professor whose research interests are in macroeconomics and international finance. The main focus of his research is the extension and evaluation of stochastic, dynamic, general equilibrium models of the business cycle. In particular, the models are tested for their abilities to explain the persistence of business cycle fluctuations, the different asset pricing puzzles, and the behavior of the current account and...
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Steven Chan

Professor
Political Science • International Affairs
Steve Chan (Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1976) served as department chair during 2003-07, and as Treasurer for the International Studies Association for the 1999-2002 term. He was the recipient of the Karl W. Deutsch award in 1988, Boulder Faculty Assembly award for Excellence in Research in 1994, and CU Parents Association's Marinus Smith Award in 2004. His research interests cover international relations, political economy, foreign policy, decision-making, and East Asia...
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Lucy Chester

Associate Professor
History • International Affairs
Lucy P. Chester is Associate Professor of History and International Affairs and the author of Borders and Conflict in South Asia: The Radcliffe Boundary Commission and the Partition of Punjab (Manchester UP, 2009). She earned her PhD in History from Yale in 2002. Dr. Chester’s current research examines connections between British India and the Palestine Mandate in the decades leading up to Britain's withdrawal. Her recent publications have appeared in...
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Jennifer Fluri

Professor
Geography • International Affairs
Jennifer Fluri (Ph.D, Pennsylvania State University) is a feminist political geographer, with a concentration in conflict, security, and aid/development in South and Southwest Asia. Her doctoral research focused on the use of public and private space by the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA), a clandestine feminist-nationalist organization. Her post-doctoral research project examined the spatial arrangements, interactions, and gender roles within the international "community" in Kabul, Afghanistan in...
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Carla Jones

Associate Professor
Anthropology • International Affairs
Carla Jones’ primary research situates theoretical questions about gender, class and subjectivity in the context of contemporary urban Indonesia. Specifically, she is interested in how large-scale state agendas that position women citizens in the domestic sphere intersect with capitalist celebrations of consumer desire. Her newest research addresses debates about mass consumer culture and Islamic commodities in Indonesia. Jones is co-PI, with Professor Ruth Mas of the Department of Religious Studies,...
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Joseph Jupille

Associate Professor
Political Science • International Affairs
Joseph Jupille (Ph.D., University of Washington, 2000) is Associate Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Tocqueville Initiative. He previously served as Assistant Professor at Florida International University and Co-Director of the Miami European Union Center. While he teaches broadly across European, comparative and international topics, his primary research interests lie in the area of institutional political economy. His first book, Procedural Politics, was published in 2004 by Cambridge...
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John O'Loughlin

Professor
Geography • International Affairs
John O'Loughlin, Professor of Geography and Faculty Research Associate in the Institute of Behavioral Science, received his Ph.D. in Geography from the Pennsylvania State University in 1973. His research interests are in the political geography of the post-Soviet Union, including Russian and Ukrainian geopolitics, Eurasian quasi-states, and ethno-territorial nationalisms. He has also published on the diffusion of democracy, electoral geography, the geography of conflict, and the political geography of Nazi...
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Myles Osborne

Associate Professor
History • International Affairs
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Artemi Romanov

Professor
German & Slavic Languages & Literatures • International Affairs
Artemi Romanov was born in St. Petersburg and received his degrees from the School of Philology at St. Petersburg State University. In the 1980s, he spent four years teaching Russian language, literature and culture at Gorakhpur University in India. He has taught Russian language and culture at CU Boulder since 1994. His research is in the field of sociolinguistics and lexicology, focusing on topics such as vocabulary change and language...
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Douglas Snyder

Instructor
Baker RAP • International Affairs
Doug Snyder received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Colorado Boulder. He specializes in the history of U.S. foreign policy, particularly during the Cold War era. As a graduate student, he served as an Assistant Editor for the academic journal Diplomatic History. In addition to teaching in Internationals Affairs, he teaches courses for the Global Studies RAP and is a faculty-in-residence within Baker RAP. In fall 2018, Dr...
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Benjamin Teitelbaum

Assistant Professor
Ethnomusicology • International Affairs
Benjamin R. Teitelbaum is Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology and Affiliate Faculty in International Affairs. He earned a Ph.D. from Brown University with auxiliary studies at the Royal College of Music, Stockholm and Harvard University, and a B.M., summa cum lade, in nyckelharpa performance from Bethany College. Prior to coming to the College of Music, Teitelbaum was Instructor and Head of Nordic Studies, also at the University of Colorado, Boulder. A...
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Yaffa Truelove

Assistant Professor
Geography • International Affairs
At the nexus of urban geography and human-environment relations, Yaffa Truelove's research primarily examines the connections between urban waterscapes and socio-political processes in cities of the global South. In particular, she examines water and its infrastructures as a lens for analyzing social and material relations in cities as well as differing regimes and institutions of everyday urban governance. Her prior research has predominately focused on Indian cities, contributing to theorizations...
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Beverly Weber

Associate Professor
German & Slavic Languages & Literatures • International Affairs • Jewish Studies
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Robert Wyrod

Associate Professor
Women and Gender Studies • International Affairs
Robert Wyrod is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Women and Gender Studies and the International Affairs Program at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is a sociologist interested in gender, sexuality, and social change in the developing world. His first book, AIDS and Masculinity in the African City: Privilege, Inequality, and Modern Manhood (University of California Press 2016), examines how the AIDS epidemic has shaped gender and sexuality...
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Gregory D. Young

Senior Instructor
International Affairs • Political Science
Gregory D. Young (PhD University of Colorado at Boulder 2006) Greg received an MS in national security affairs from Naval Postgraduate School in 1982 and a BS in political science from Oregon State University in 1975. He began a second career in academia after retiring from the Navy in 1999. He previously taught at US Naval Academy, US Air Force Academy and University of Northern Colorado before returning to CU...
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Thomas Zeiler

Director • Professor
History • International Affairs
Tom Zeiler is Professor of History and Director of the Program in International Affairs, and former Chair of the Department of History, at the University of Colorado Boulder. He writes on World War II, international economy and globalization, baseball history, and sports and diplomacy, and has published several books, including Free Trade, Free World: America and the Advent of GATT ; Globalization and the American Century , with Alfred Eckes;...
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Shuang Zhang

Associate Professor
International Affairs • Economics
Shuang Zhang (Ph.D., Cornell University) is an Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research at Stanford University in 2012-13. Her research areas cover development, health, education and environment, with a focus on China.