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Jorge Heine

Ambassador Jorge Heine is a lawyer, IR scholar and diplomat with a special interest in fhe international politics of the Global South. He was most recently a Public Policy Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. ( 2018-2019). He has served as ambassador of Chile to China ( 2014-2017), to […]

Regions: Core Faculty

Janine Ferretti

Janine Ferretti’s interests are those issues found in the interface of international development and environment with a particular focus on strategies for advancing solutions to key global and regional challenges.  She recently finished serving as Chief of the Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a post she had since 2007, […]

Regions: Core Faculty

Rachel Brule

Rachel Brule is an Assistant Professor of Global Development Policy at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University and Core Faculty of the Global Development Policy Center’s Human Capital Initiative. Her research interests are broadly in comparative politics, international development, political economy, and gender, with a geographical focus on South Asia. […]

Regions: Core Faculty

Rachel Nolan

Rachel Nolan is a historian of modern Latin America. Her research focuses on political violence, Central American civil wars, childhood and the family, historical memory, and U.S.-Latin American relations. She is currently completing a book manuscript on the history of international adoption from Guatemala. Her research has been funded by the Social Science Research Council, […]

Regions: Core Faculty

Jack Weinstein

Jack Weinstein, Lieutenant General, USAF, (Ret), served in the U. S. Air Force from 1982 to 2018. Prior to arriving at the Pardee School of Global Studies, he was the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters United States Air Force, the Pentagon.  In this position, he was responsible to the […]

Regions: Core Faculty

Shamiran Mako

Shamiran Mako’s research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of international relations and comparative politics with a focus on authoritarianism, civil wars, democratization, institutional capacity building, governing in divided societies, and American foreign policy with a regional interest on the Middle East and North Africa. Specifically, she explores the historical and contemporary drivers of […]

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Joshua Shifrinson

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson’s teaching and research interests focus on the intersection of international security and diplomatic history, particularly the rise and fall of great powers and the origins of grand strategy.  He has special expertise in great power politics since 1945 and U.S. engagement in Europe and Asia. Shifrinson’s first book, Rising Titans, Falling Giants: […]

Regions: Core Faculty

Perry Mehrling

Perry Mehrling is a Professor of International Political Economy at the Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University, where he teaches courses on the economics of money and banking, the history of money and finance, and international money, the first of these is available online. Perry is the author of The New Lombard Street: How the […]

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Barry Shelley

Barry Shelley comes to the Pardee School of Global Studies after three decades of experience as a practitioner, teacher, and researcher focusing on the political economy of international development and the environment, particularly in rural areas of the Global South.  Most recently, he served as Global Advisor for Agriculture and Climate Change for Oxfam America.  […]

Regions: Core Faculty

Mahesh Karra

Mahesh Karra is an Assistant Professor of Global Development Policy at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University and the Associate Director of the Human Capital Initiative at the Global Development Policy Center. His academic and research interests are broadly in development economics, health economics, quantitative methods, and applied demography. His […]

Regions: Core Faculty