Interdisciplinary Problematics

This is a list of potential areas of interdisciplinary work that Politics PhD students could pursue. This is not a comprehensive list of either faculty or topics, and the faculty members listed below have not been consulted on inclusion here. There are many other potential problematics not included here.

World cities and urban networks: Eleonora Pasotti (Politics), Ben Read (Politics), Miriam Greenberg (Sociology), Lisa Rofel (Anthropology), Jennifer Maytorena Taylor (Film & Digital Media), Adam Millard-Ball (Environmental Studies), Cameron Monroe (Anthropology)

Religion, political theory and cultural practices: Megan Thomas (Politics), Mark Massoud (Politics), Mayanthi Fernando (Anthropology), David Anthony (History), Matt O’Hara (History), Camilo Gomez-Rivas (Literature), G.S. Sahota (Literature)

Political economy and the crisis of democracy: Roger Schoenman (Politics), Kent Eaton (Politics), Melanie Springer (Politics), Michael Hutchison (Economics), Ajay Shenoy (Economics), Gopal Balakrishnan (History of Consciousness), Fernando Leiva (LALS)

Environmental and resource conflicts and cooperation: Kent Eaton (Politics), Ronnie Lipschutz (Politics), Andrew Mathews (Anthropology); Anna Tsing (Anthropology), Andrew Fisher (Earth Sciences), Jeff Bury (ENVS), Flora Lu (ENVS), Ben Crow (Sociology)

Human welfare and security, social justice and border(land)s: Mark Massoud (Politics), Eva Bertram (Politics), Dan Wirls (Politics), Melissa Caldwell (Anthropology), Neda Atansoski (Feminist Studies), Steve McKay (Sociology), Chris Benner (ENVS), Grace Pena Delgado (History), Lisbeth Haas (History), Maya Peterson (History), Gabriela Arrendondo (LALS), Norma Klahn (Literature), Heather Bullock (Psychology), Shelly Grabe (Psychology)

Politics of data and surveillance: Eleonora Pasotti (Politics), Dan Wirls (Politics), Ronnie Lipschutz (Politics), Matthew Wolf-Meyer (Anthro), Robin Hunicke (Art), Jennifer González (DANM), Felicity Schaffer (Feminist Studies), Soraya Murray (Film & Digital Media), Bruce Thompson (History), Juan Poblete (Literature), Steve Whittaker (Psychology), Jennifer Reardon (Sociology)

China: Ben Read (Politics), Nancy Chen (Anthro), Lisa Rofel (Anthro), Yiman Wang (Film & Digital Media), Grace Pena Delgado (History), Gail Hershatter (History), Emily Honig (History), Minghui Hu (History), Chris Connery (Literature)

Bod(il)y politics: Vanita Seth (Politics), Dean Mathiowetz (Politics), Jennifer González (HAVC), Felicity Schaffer (Feminist Studies), Robert Meister (Social Sciences), Sylvanna Falcon (LALS), Pat Zavella (LALS), Kim Lau (Literature), Nico Orlandi (Philosophy), Jennifer Reardon (Sociology)

Politics of identity formation: Megan Thomas (Politics), Mark Massoud (Politics), Mark Anderson (Anthropology), Nancy Chen (Anthro), Martin Berger (HAVC), Marcia Ochoa (Feminist Studies), Cindy Cruz (Education), Peter Limbrick (Film & Digital Media), Noriko Aso (History), Marc Matera (History), Carla Freccero (Literature), Davis S. Marriott (History of Consciousness), Catherine Ramirez (LALS), Vilashini Cooppan (Literature), Phillip Hammack (Psychology), Julie Bettie (Sociology), Debbie Gould (Sociology)

Media and politics: Eleonora Pasotti (Politics), Elliot Anderson (Art), T.J. Demos (HAVC), Sharon Daniel (Film & Digital Media), Warren Sack (DANM), Jennifer Horne (Film & Digital Media), Jonathan Kahana (Film & Digital Media), B. Ruby Rich (Film & Digital Media), Dorian Bell (Literature), Kim Lau (Literature)