Wetland ecosystem ecology, ecological engineering, system ecology, ecological sustainability, urban ecosystems, undergraduate research and scholarship, art-science collaboration,
Digital media, television, news media, melodrama, parody, science and technology studies, Political subjectivity, politics of affect, democratic transition, social movements, human rights, memory, urban studies, Latin America
Culture, gender and health, global health communication, health inequalities, South and South East Asia
morphology, syntax, quantitative linguistics, history of ideas
Globalization, neoliberalism, economic sociology, Eastern Europe, socialism and postsocialism, gentrification, Washington, DC
Globalization; Energy, Environment and Sustainability; Political economy of resources; Museums, Heritage, Cultural Policy; Tourism; Mexico, Latin America; Ethnography
labor economics, education policy, economics of development, and undergraduate pedagogy in economics
Medical anthropology, aging and end-of-life care, pain management, reproductive health, Islam, technology, gender, Middle East and North Africa, the United States
West Africa, Scandinavia, international development, human rights, law and law enforcement, small arms, security, migration, political and legal anthropology,
Nationalism, sectarianism, transnational Islamic humanitarianism, activism and civil society, the Middle East
Environmental governance, climate change policy, corporate environmentalism and public policy, public policy analysis and evaluation
Director of Center for Security Policy Studies - Korea. Comparative Politics, North Korea, Peace and Security in Northeast Asia, Public (sport) Diplomacy
Cultural Studies, Media Criticism, Popular Music, K-Pop and Hallyu, etc.
International and Comparative Political Economy
Comparative welfare states, comparative federalism (including intergovernmental relations, multilevel governance, and decentralization), Europeanization, governance (international and domestic).
Islam, globalization, development, international relations
Comparative politics, Central Asian regime change, political Islam, effects of information communication technology on state and society
Global south-north relations; geopolitics of development; food, agriculture and hunger; political economy; critical social theory; human security; food security; Indo-US relations; South Asia; US foreign policy.
Globalization, Political Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Development, Labor Movements, India, China, Ethiopia, South Africa
Modern African literatures and cultures; Modern francophone literatures and cultures; Intersections of literature and anthropology; Genocide studies; Folklore and oral literature; Postcolonial theory; Wolof (advanced reading) and Swahili (beginner).
Urban space, gender, and social mobility; infrastructure, design, and the built environment; language politics and ideologies; cultural identity formation; ethnography of literature; postcolonial theory, globalization, India
land rights, forests, biodiversity conservation, climate change, extractive industries, migration, earth observation, political ecology, Central America
Marxism, political economy and culture, postcolonial studies, globalization, media and technology, critical race and gender theory, art and music industries, theories of culture, Cultural Studies
International & Comparative Political Economy, Global Finance, Politics in Asia, Politics of Inequality, Political Communication, Quantitative Methodology, Social Media, #Rstats
Globalization; legal and economic anthropology; the anthropology of science and technology; patents, copyright, property, and piracy; creativity, copying, and the knowledge economy; semiotics; social media; environmental capitalism; China; Hong Kong; Taiwan.