Adjunct Faculty

  • Amy Bridges-Kronick

    (Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1980; Professor, Political Science, UCSD) specializes in United States urban history.
    Phone: (858) 534-7706
    SSB Room 394
  • Paul W. Drake

    (Ph.D. Stanford University, 1971; Professor, Political Science, UCSD) teaches political science, with an emphasis on Latin America.
    Phone: (858) 534-6073

    ISCC E 2nd floor

Affiliated Faculty

  • Matthew T. Herbst

    Matthew T. Herbst is an Associate Teaching Professor at UCSD and Director of the Making of the Modern World general education world history program.  A proponent of experiential learning, Prof. Herbst was a founding faculty member of the university’s Global Seminars in 2008 and has led undergraduate world history programs in France, Turkey, England, Thailand and Cambodia, and New Zealand.  Since 2012, he has offered quarterly humanities-themed wilderness seminars in the deserts and mountains of California, and in 2018 will teach a world history course with a spring break intercultural component on the Navajo Reservation.  He was a founding faculty member of the college-based First Year Experience program in 2014, designed to facilitate successful student transition to the university, and teaches this each year.   Interested in the critical links between higher and pre-collegiate education, Dr. Herbst is a K-12 History-Social Science Content Review Expert for the California State Board of Education and offers world history teacher trainings in Southern California, including National Endowment for the Humanities funded summer institutes.  He is presently building grant-funded online world history courses, working in partnership with UC San Diego’s Education Technology Services.  Prof. Herbst is chair of the university’s Educational Policy Committee and board chair of the Burke lectureship on religion and society.  He has received multiple awards for teaching, including a UCSD Distinguished Teaching Award in 2015.

  • Gershon Shafir

    Gershon Shafir received his B.A.s in Economics, Political Science, and Sociology from Tel Aviv University, his M.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently the Director of the UCSD Human Rights Minor. His co-authored Being Israeli: The Dynamics of Multiple Citizenships, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, which won the Middle Eastern Studies Association’s Albert Hourani Award for best book on the Middle East in 2002. 

    Struggle and Survival in Israel and Palestine, an anthology of 25 life histories which he co-edited with Mark Levine, was published by UC Press in 2012. Lessons and Legacies of the 'War on Terror' From Moral Panic topermanent Warco-edited with Everard Meade & William J. Aceves was published by Routledge. He is currently at work on Israel’s settlement policy and international humanitarian law from 1967 to the present.

    His articles have appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, the British Journal of Sociology, the International Journal of Middle East StudiesTheory and Society, etc.

    His major area of interest is comparative and historical sociology, with emphases on nationalism, ethnicity, citizenship and human rights.