The IAFS Faculty Committee is composed of CU Boulder faculty members who teach a variety of courses which are a part of the IAFS curriculum. We are very proud of the interdisciplinary nature of the IAFS degree and our Faculty Committee also reflects the interdisciplinary degree with members coming from a wide range of departments across campus. 

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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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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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Lucy Chester

Associate Professor
History • International Affairs
Lucy P. Chester is Associate Professor of History and International Affairs focusing on British imperial and anticolonial history in South Asia. She received both her B.A. summa cum laude and Ph.D. from Yale. Her first book, Borders and Conflict in South Asia (Manchester University Press, 2009), explores the drawing of the boundary between India and Pakistan in 1947. Her current book manuscript (under contract with Oxford University Press) examines connections...
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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’ research analyzes the cultural politics of appearance in urban Indonesia, with particular focus on femininity, domesticity, aesthetics, and Islam. She has written extensively on self-improvement programs, manners and middle-class respectability during the Suharto and post-Suharto periods in Yogyakarta and Jakarta, and is the co-editor, with Ann Marie Leshkowich and Sandra Niessen, of Re-Orienting Fashion: The Globalization of Asian Dress (Berg, 2003). Her current work situates anxieties about Islamic...
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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
Professor Osborne teaches courses on colonialism and empire in Africa, focusing particularly on the ways African peoples responded to these systems. Some of the courses he offers include: "Introduction to African History," "History of Southern African," and "Africa Under Colonial Rule." Additionally, he also directs the undergraduate history honors program and teaches the corresponding course: "Honors Seminar." Professor Osborne is the recipient of an award for teaching excellence from the...
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Artemi Romanov

Professor
German & Slavic Languages & Literatures • International Affairs
Artemi Romanov is a professor of Russian studies and International Affairs and has taught at CU since 1994. He is originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, where he studied at St. Petersburg University. After getting his PhD in Russian studies he went to India to teach Russian language and culture in Gorakhpur University, located in the Ganges valley near the border of India and Nepal. He spent four years in India...
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Douglas Snyder

Assistant Teaching Professor
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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Sarah Sokhey

Associate Professor
Politcal Science • INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Sarah Wilson Sokhey (Ph.D., The Ohio State University ) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Colorado , the Director of the Studio Undergrad Research Lab, and the Director of Training at the Institute of Behavioral Science . She is also a member of the PONARS Eurasia group , a network of over 100 academic experts specializing in Russia and Eurasia.
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Benjamin Teitelbaum

Associate Professor
Ethnomusicology • International Affairs
Benjamin R. Teitelbaum is Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology and International Affairs. He earned a doctorate from Brown University with auxiliary studies at the Royal College of Music, Stockholm and Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Music degree, summa cum lade , in nyckelharpa performance from Bethany College. Prior to coming to the College of Music, he was Instructor and Head of Nordic Studies, also at the University of Colorado Boulder...
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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

Professor
German & Slavic Languages & Literatures • International Affairs • Jewish Studies
Beverly Weber's research and teaching interests include the intersections of race, gender, and migration in Germany and Europe; comparative studies of racialization; digital activism; contemporary visual cultures; contemporary German literature and culture; and Islam in Europe. Her interdisciplinary work is informed by transnational feminist cultural studies frameworks, with a current focus on theories of precarity and intimacy; and incorporates analysis of popular media, literature, and film. Her first book, Violence...
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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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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;...