Academics - Faculty Profiles

Geoffrey Herrera, PhD
Fletcher Jones Associate Professor of Political Studies

Geoffrey Herrera

Research Interests:

International Relations Theory, Technology and International Politics, Transnational Politics

Recent Courses:

Introduction to Political Studies: Global and Comparative (POST10b)
The War on Terror (POST128)
Senior Seminar: Technology and Politics (POST196)
Global Politics (POST40)
International Political Economy (POST141)
Global Security (POST144)

Selected Publications:

“Cyberspace and Sovereignty: Thoughts on Physical Space and Digital Space,”in Myriam Dunn Cavelty, Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel and Victor Mauer, eds., Power and Security in the Information Age: Investigating the Role of the State in Cyberspace. London: Ashgate, 2008.

Technology and International Transformation: The Railroad, the Atom Bomb, and the Politics of Technological Change.  Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2006.

“Inventing the Railroad and Rifle Revolution: Information, Military Innovation and the Rise of Germany,” Journal of Strategic Studies, vol.27, no.2 (June 2004).

“Technology and International Systems,” Milennium: Journal of International Studies, vol.32, no.3 (December 2003).

“The Politics of Bandwidth: International Political Implications of a Global Digital Information Network,” Review of International Studies, vol.28, no.1 (January 2002).

Recent Conferences and Invited Talks:

Chair, panel on “The Past and Present in the Global Financial Crisis,” 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, WA, September 1, 2011.

“Varieties of Keynesianism: A Study of the Fiscal Stimuli by the UK and the USA,” paper presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, WA, September 1, 2011. With Ayse Kaya.