Global / Transnational

Research Interest

J. Bradford DeLong

Professor
Economics

Brad DeLong is a Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a weblogger for the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and was previously a deputy assistant secretary for economic policy in the United States Treasury. Prof. DeLong studies economic history and growth, which includes comparative analyses of technological and industrial revolutions, financial crises, economic thought and the long-term shape of economic history.

Irene Bloemraad

Professor
Sociology

Irene Bloemraad is the Class of 1951 Professor of Sociology and the Thomas Garden Barnes Chair of Canadian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She is also the founding Director of the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative. Prof. Bloemraad studies how immigrants become incorporated into political communities and the consequences of their presence on politics and understandings of membership. Her research focuses on economically advanced democracies in North America and Western Europe.

Barry Eichengreen

Professor
Economics

Barry Eichengreen is the George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and was previously a Senior Policy Advisor at the International Monetary Fund. Prof. Eichengreen studies economic history, including exchange rates and capital flows, the gold standard and the Great Depression, as well as European and Asian...

Elena Amaya

Graduate Student
Sociology

Elena Amaya is a PhD Student in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. She studies antisemitism, gendered violence and law with a historical focus on war and genocide.

Chai Peddeti

Graduate Student
Nuclear Engineering

Chai Peddeti is a first year PhD student in the Nuclear Engineering Department at the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in Nuclear Materials. His work involves analyzing irradiated material using various laser-based spectroscopy techniques. Peddeti is interested in non-proliferation, nuclear policy relating to nuclear materials, global relations, and nuclear security.

Anthony Morreale

Graduate Student
History

Anthony Morreale is a Ph.D. Candidate in History at the University of California, Berkeley, focusing on Southeast Asia.. His dissertation researches the history of Vietnamese nationalism and Sinophobia. His interests span Southeast Asian political and social history, and he also translates Vietnamese literature into English.

Evan Fernandez

Graduate Student
History

Evan Fernández is a Ph.D. candidate in Latin American History at the University of California, Berkeley. He broadly works on the transnational history of Latin America in the twentieth century, with a particular focus on Chile and Peru. His dissertation explores the Chilean sodium nitrate (salitre) industry and the sale of nitrates to Japan in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as a case study for writing the history of Latin America as part of the Pacific World. Fernandez also works on US-Latin American relations in the twentieth century.

Anatol Klass

Graduate Student
History

Anatol Klass is a doctoral student in History at the University of California, Berkeley. He researches the modern Chinese state’s encounters with international organizations and international law in the twentieth century. His work explores Chinese state-building and the construction of global governance regimes as interrelated processes.

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.

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.