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Our People

The Center for Commerce and Diplomacy is a global society of scholars dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through education and research. It is directed by Renee Bowen with a team of faculty and research affiliates from a variety of disciplines including business and management, economics and political science.

Leadership

  • Renee Bowen

    Renee Bowen

    Director and Associate Professor, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Lawrence Broz

    Lawrence Broz

    Associate Director and Professor, Department of Political Science, UC San Diego
  • Alexandra Hubenko

    Alexandra Hubenko

    Interim Executive Director and Program Manager, Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego

Affiliated Faculty

The center collaborates with affiliated scholars from GPS, other departments at UC San Diego, and research universities from around the country. These scholars carry out important research related to commerce and diplomacy and actively participate in the CDD's projects and initiatives. By bringing together scholars from diverse academic backgrounds, the center aims to provide fertile ground for the development of new insights and ideas.

  • John Ahlquist

    John Ahlquist

    Associate Professor, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Eli Berman

    Eli Berman

    Professor, Department of Economics, UC San Diego
  • Bill Bold

    Bill Bold

    Lecturer, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Tai Ming Cheung

    Tai Ming Cheung

    Professor, GPS, UC San Diego; Director, UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation
  • Francisco Garfias

    Francisco Garfias

    Assistant Professor, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Erik Gartzke

    Erik Gartzke

    Professor, Department of Political Science, UC San Diego
  • Emilie Haftner-Burton

    Emilie Haftner-Burton

    John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of International Justice and Human Rights
    Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Stephan Haggard

    Stephan Haggard

    Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor of Korea-Pacific Studies; Director, Korea-Pacific Program, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Gordon Hanson

    Gordon Hanson

    Professor; Pacific Economic Cooperation Chair in International Economic Relations; Director, Center on Global Transformation, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Ruixue Jia

    Ruixue Jia

    Assistant Professor, GPS, UC San Diego
  • David Lake

    David Lake

    Jerri-Ann and Gary E. Jacobs Professor of Social Sciences and Distinguished Professor of Political Science, UC San Diego
  • Jim Lambright

    Jim Lambright

    Professor of Practice, GPS, UC San Diego
  • David Michael

    David Michael

    Professor of Practice, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Karthik Muralidharan

    Karthik Muralidharan

    Professor, Department of Economics, UC San Diego
  • Megumi Naoi

    Megumi Naoi

    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, UC San Diego
  • Barry Naughton

    Barry Naughton

    Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Paul Niehaus

    Paul Niehaus

    Associate Professor, Department of Economics, UC San Diego
  • Agustina Paglayan

    Agustina Paglayan

    Assistant Professor, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Lauren Prather

    Lauren Prather

    Assistant Professor, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Nico Ravanilla

    Nico Ravanilla

    Assistant Professor, GPS, UC San Diego
  • Christina Schneider

    Christina Schneider

    Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair, Department of Political Science, UC San Diego
  • Branislav Slantchev

    Branislav Slantchev

    Professor, Department of Political Science, UC San Diego
  • Joel Watson

    Joel Watson

    Professor, Department of Economics, UC San Diego
  • Weiyi Shi

    Weiyi Shi

    Assistant Professor, GPS, UC San Diego