Global / Transnational

Research Interest

Meiqing Li

Graduate Student
City and Regional Planning

Meiqing Li is a PhD student in City and Regional Planning at University of California, Berkeley. She studies the intersection of sustainable transportation planning, travel behavior, and built environment in the US and Asia.

Vanessa Navarro-Rodriguez

Graduate Student
Political Science

Vanessa is a Ph.D. student in political science at the University of California, Berkeley, studying gendered violence and international relations. Her research currently examines the prevalence of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) by peacekeepers during UN peacekeeping operations.

Lisa Ng

Graduate Student
Ethnic Studies

Lisa Ng is a PhD student in the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California, Berkeley. She is interested in exploring the shifting dialectic between race, waste, and technology. Her research examines how trash is used as a confrontational political tool in various social movements against local and global neoliberal economic policies.

Max Kagan

Graduate Student
Political Science

Max Kagan is a Ph.D. student in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, focusing on international political economy. His main research interest is the political impact of cross-border flows of money and people. In particular, he focuses on how multinational corporations and financial firms interact with international and national politics.

Pol Fité Matamoros

Graduate Student
Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Pol Fité Matamoros is pursuing a PhD in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, as recipient of the Regent’s Fellowship. His research focuses on the dialectical relationship between political-economic transformations and the production of space, particularly centered in the problem of democratic transitions in the European South.

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.

Karl van Bibber

Professor
Nuclear Engineering

Karl Van Bibber is Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Executive Associate Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. He studies basic and applied nuclear science, particle astrophysics, and accelerator science and technology.

Vinod Aggarwal

Professor
Political Science

Vinod K. Aggarwal is Travers Family Senior Faculty Fellow and Professor of Political Science, Affiliated Professor at the Haas School of Business, and Director of the Berkeley APEC Study Center at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on international political economy, with an emphasis on business and politics, technology policy, and great power competition.

Catherine Ceniza Choy

Professor
Ethnic Studies

Catherine Ceniza Choy is Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She studies the U.S. global presence in Asian countries, Asian migrations to the United States, and the impact of trans-Pacific migration on American and Asian societies.

Jonas Meckling

Associate Professor
Environmental Science, Policy, & Management

Jonas Meckling is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, where he leads the Energy and Environment Policy Lab. He studies the comparative and international politics of climate and clean energy policy.