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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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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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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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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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Robert Wyrod

Assistant 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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Shuang Zhang

Assistant 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.