Dennis Galvan, International Affairs, Departments of Political Science and International Studies

Dennis Galvan

dgalvan@uoregon.edu
Academic Areas:
International Development, Developing Countries, Poverty, Global Inequality, Westernization, West Africa, Indonesia, Islam, Ethnic Conflict, Nation Building, Democratization

Dennis Galvan is an expert in international development, global inequality, westernization, ethnic conflict, nation building and democratization. At the University of Oregon, he is a professor of political science and international studies and vice provost for international affairs. Dennis looks at culture and development, ethnic conflict, nation building, marketization and democratization. He is especially interested in the backlash against westernization and western culture in predominately Muslim areas such as West Africa and Indonesia. Dennis can also comment on topics such as the spread of Islamic extremism, terrorism in West Africa and Southeast Asia, U.S. foreign policy in the developing world, the post-Arab Spring backlash and global economic inequality.

Contact:
dgalvan@uoregon.edu | 541-346-5851

Websites: 
http://blogs.uoregon.edu/galvan/

Recent Media:
Schill seeks to cement relationships across the Pacific Rim (The Register-Guard, June 29, 2016)
Two dozen UO students earn top study-abroad awards (Around the O, May 24, 2016)
Saudi alumna’s gift launches new Global Health Program (Around the O, Feb. 1, 2016)
Six UO students awarded Gilman scholarships; UO now 11th nationally (Around the O, June 9, 2015)