UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Global Peace and Security

Division of Social Sciences
Social Sciences and Media Studies 2006
Telephone: (805) 893-7860
E-mail: cutler@global.ucsb.edu
Website: www.global.ucsb.edu
Department Chair: Mark Juergensmeyer
Associate Chair: Marguerite Bouraad-Nash


The Global Peace and Security (GPS) Program at UC Santa Barbara is an affiliated unit of UCSB’s Global and International Studies Program. The GPS Program offers students from any discipline the opportunity to complement their major(s) with a challenging interdisciplinary minor in global security issues.

Global Peace and Security Faculty Advisory Committee

Richard P. Appelbaum, Ph.D. (Global and International Studies, Sociology)
Marguerite Bouraad-Nash (Vice Chair), Ph.D. (Political Science)
Juan Campo, Ph.D. (Religious Studies)
Sarah Cline, Ph.D. (History)
Benjamin J. Cohen, Ph.D. (Political Science)
Douglas Eardley, Ph.D. (Physics)
Richard Flacks, Ph.D. (Sociology)
John Foran, Ph.D. (Latin American and Iberian Studies, Sociology)
Giles Gunn, Ph.D. (English, Global Studies)
Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Ph.D. (History)
Richard Hecht, Ph.D. (Religious Studies)
R. Stephen Humphreys, Ph.D. (History)
Jacqueline A. Hynes, Ph.D. (Engineering)
Mark Juergensmeyer (Chair), Ph.D. (Global and International Studies, Sociology)
Cynthia S. Kaplan, Ph.D. (Political Science)
Walter Kohn, Ph.D. (Physics)
Fernando Lopez-Alves, Ph.D. (Political Science)
Eric McFarland, Ph.D., M.D. (Chemical and Nuclear Engineering)
Cedric J. Robinson, Ph.D. (Black Studies)