Current Projects

Pedagogies of Reciprocity: The Politics of Knowledge, Equity and Ethics in International Educational Collaboration

This inter-campus, interdisciplinary, and international research collaboration explores the politics of global partnerships and knowledge production within international education. The project centers global research collaborators who simultaneously play the roles of researchers and activists, as well as instructors and program staff for study abroad programs.

Negotiating Carceral Regimes in the Global South: Crime and Punishment Across the Islamic World

This conference and colloquium series seeks to advance understanding of incarceration as a global phenomenon by examining histories of carceral practices in Asia, the Near East, Africa and South America and decentering the Western and nation-state centric framework of prison studies.

Rethinking East Asia

This cluster will bring together graduate students from different academic departments and programs to explore various aspects of East Asia, especially boundary-breaking, cross-disciplinary approaches that challenge conventional and dominant mappings and theoretical frameworks.