Faculty Affiliate

Sean Gailmard

Professor
Political Science

Sean Gailmard is a professor of political science at UC Berkeley. He studies institutional development from a strategic perspective. His recent research focuses on historical political economy, particularly strategic dilemmas of governance in early modern empires.

Bethany L. Goldblum

Associate Research Engineer

Bethany L. Goldblum is an Associate Research Engineer in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and the executive director of the Nuclear Science & Security Consortium at the University of California, Berkeley. She is also a staff scientist in the Nuclear Science Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Goldblum studies fundamental and applied nuclear physics, proliferation detection, and nuclear weapons policy.

David Grewal

Professor of Law
Jurisprudence and Social Policy, Berkeley Law School

David Singh Grewal is Professor of Law at Berkeley Law School and a member of the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program. His first book, Network Power: The Social Dynamics of Globalization (Yale, 2008) offered an analysis of globalization. He teaches and writes on international law, including international economic law and international legal theory, among other topics.

Ron Hassner

Professor
Political Science

Ron Hassner is the Chancellor's Professor of Political Science and Helen Diller Family Chair in Israel Studies at the University of California Berkeley. He is also the faculty director of the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies and is the editor of the Cornell University Press book series “Religion and Conflict.” Prof. Hassner studies the role of ideas, practices, and symbols in international security with particular attention to the relationship between religion and violence.

Rebecca Herman

Assistant Professor
History

Rebecca Herman is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. She has received grants and fellowships from the Social Science Research Council, the Mellon Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Council on Library and Information Resources. Prof. Herman studies modern Latin America, along with U.S.-Latin American relations, environmental and international history.

Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann

Associate Professor
History

Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann is an Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. An historian of German, European and International History from the late 18th century to the present, he also has an ongoing interest in the history of human rights.

Solomon Hsiang

Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy
Goldman School of Public Policy

Solomon Hsiang is a Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy, Co-Director of the Climate Impact Lab, and Director of Berkeley’s Global Policy Laboratory, where his team is integrating econometrics, spatial data science, and machine learning to answer questions central to managing planetary resources. He is currently the Lead Author of the Economics chapter for the Fifth National Climate Assessment.

Susan Hyde

Professor
Political Science
Center on the Politics of Development

Susan D. Hyde is a Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Avice M. Saint Chair in Public Policy. She studies international influences on domestic politics, teaches courses on international relations and comparative politics, and is active in promoting policy-relevant research. She is an expert on international election observation, election fraud, and democracy promotion. Her research on election observation included serving on missions with several organizations in Afghanistan, Albania, Indonesia, Liberia, Nicaragua, Pakistan and Venezuela...

Raymond Jeanloz

Professor
Earth & Planetary Sciences

Raymond Jeanloz is a Professor of Astronomy and Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He also chairs the National Academy of Sciences Committee on International Security and Arms Control and is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Prof. Jeanloz studies the nature and evolution of planetary interiors and has worked in public policy, including on resource and environmental issues, national and international security, and science education.

Stephanie Jones-Rogers

Associate Professor of History
History

Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers is an Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses primarily upon women, slavery, and colonial and 19th-century legal and economic history. She is currently completing a book that reorients our understanding of the British Atlantic slave trade by centering the lives and experiences of free and captive women living on three continents in its telling.