Geoffrey Herrera

Fletcher Jones Associate Professor of Political Studies

With Pitzer Since: 2010
Field Group: Political Studies
Campus Address: Bernard 216
Phone: 909.607.6217
Office Hours: Mondays 12:30pm – 2:00pm, Thursdays 9:30am-11:00am, or by appointment

Educational Background

MA, PhD, Princeton University
BA, Swarthmore College

Research Interests

International Relations Theory, Technology and International Politics, Transnational Politics

Recent Courses

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

Selected Publications

“Why the 2008 Crisis Was a Bad Crisis For New Ideas.” Journal of International Relations and Development, vol.18, no.1 (Jan 2015). (With Ayse Kaya.)

“Hegemonic Stability Theory,” in Joel Krieger ed., Oxford Companion to International Relations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

“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.

Selected Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

Panelist at the “Gaps in Thinking About Cybered Conflict and Governance” workshop co-sponsored by the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University and the Naval War College.  Providence, RI, June 7-8, 2013.

“Dreams of Anarchy: Darknets, Digital Money, and the Quest for a Post-Hierarchical World Order,” paper presented at the 2012 Millennium Annual Conference. London, UK, October 20-22, 2012.

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.)

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