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J. Samuel Barkin, PhD

  • Professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance Graduate Program Director, Global Governance and Human Security PhD Program
  • Telephone: 617.287.4845
  • Office Location: Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 127

Areas of Expertise

International Relations Theory and International Organization, with particular attention to Global Environmental Politics, International Monetary Politics, Theories of Sovereignty, and Constructivist Theory


PhD, Columbia University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Curriculum Vitae

J. Samuel Barkin, professor of global governance and human security, serves as the graduate program director of the Global Governance and Human Security PhD program. Barkin received his PhD and MPhil in political science from Columbia University, and MA and BA in political science from the University of Toronto.

His work has been published in International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, International Studies Review, Foreign Policy Analysis, Global Environmental Politics, Global Governance, Millennium, and Environmental Politics, among other journals, as well as in numerous edited volumes.