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SPP Faculty and Lecturers

SPP Faculty

Assistant Professor
Office:
Casa Fuente Building
Phone:
831.647.4163
Expertise:

International political economy, international relations, comparative politics (U.S., Canada, Latin America and Mexico), migration studies, human rights, human security and trade policy.

Director of the Ph.D in International Conflict Management Program in Kennesaw State University
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Institute
Office:
Segal Building
Phone:
831.647.4102
Expertise:

Economic development, emerging economies, economics and politics of Latin American countries (including Mexico), immigration, poverty, inequality, natural disasters.

Jeff Dayton-Johnson interviewed live about a financial crisis in Latin America on CNBC.

Dean, Graduate School of International Policy and Management; Acting Chair, MBA in Global Impact Management
Office:
McCone 114
Phone:
831.647.4149
Expertise:

I have extensive work and research experience in sub-Saharan Africa, having lived there for 13 years and focused on it as both an external and internal consultant to NGOs and public sector agencies for 10 more years. I have a strong background, both practically and academically, in civil society, social movements, and policy advocacy. I specialize in organizations, organizational development, organizational behavior and culture, institutional and organizational fields, and organizational evolution and learning processes.

Professor of Conflict Resolution and Anthropology at George Mason University
Associate Professor and Director of Center for Conflict Studies
Office:
124 D McCone
Phone:
831.647.7104
Expertise:

Identity conflicts, civil wars, peace processes, non-state armed actors, South Asia

Professor and Program Chair, Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies
Office:
McGowan 200 C
Phone:
831.647.7174
Expertise:

Nuclear Arms Control and Nonproliferation
Utility of Deterrence, Assurance, and other Strategies for Dealing with WMD and Terrorism
International Cooperation
Public Opinion and Foreign Policy

Senior Conflict Prevention Advisor, United Nations Development Programme
Professor and Gordon Paul Smith Chair in International Policy and Development
Office:
Casa Fuente 443D
Phone:
831.647.4144
Expertise:

Armed violence reduction, research methods for development practitioners, global governance, international organizations, proliferation and effects of conventional weapons and small arms, program evaluation and project management

Professor of Planning, Policy & Design and Political Science at University of California, Irvine
Chief of Police, Salinas Police Department
Chief of Police, Salinas Police Department
Professor Emeritus of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University
Professor of Global Studies, California State University, Monterey Bay
Criminal Justice Reporter at The Monterey County Herald
Professor of Pedagogical Magic
Office:
McCone Building
Phone:
831.647.6530
Expertise:

Teaching teachers, co-operative learning, curriculum design, content-based instruction, teaching with technology

SPP Lecturers

Professor
Office:
McCone Building 205
Phone:
831.647.3554
Expertise:

Simultaneous and consecutive interpretation of Chinese and English, pedagogy for teaching simultaneous and consecutive interpretation.

Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School
Founder and Coordinator, East Point Peace Academy
Professor
Office:
IIRC Building 8
Phone:
831.647.4604
Expertise:

Simultaneous and consecutive interpretation and translation of German, French, Spanish into English; interpreter pedagogy

Professor
Office:
214 McCone
Phone:
831.647.6418
Expertise:

Biodiversity conservation, environmental conflict management, international environmental policy, protected natural areas, research methods, project design, program evaluation, social entrepreneurship, adaptive management, conservation leadership, sustainable development

Director of PRASHANT
Executive Director and Founder, Black Sheep Redemption Program
Adjunct Professor in International Policy and Development
Office:
GSIPM
Phone:
831.647.4155
Expertise:

Anti-trafficking programs and responses to human trafficking on a local (tactical) level, and at the national (strategy) level.