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Institute of International Studies

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The Institute of International Studies "was established in 1955 to promote interdisciplinary research in international, comparative, and policy studies on the Berkeley campus of the University of California. Professor of Political Science Steven Weber is its Director, and Harry Kreisler is the Executive Director." [1]

"Currently IIS is engaged in six sorts of programmatic activities, all of which involve close cooperation with the area studies programs, with the professional schools, and with other research centres, most especially the Women's Studies Center/Beatrice Bain Institute..

"These activities are funded by a combination of core endowment monies form the Ford Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlitt Foundation, and from extramural research grants (currently from the Mellon Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Ford Foundation). Under the broad umbrella of multi-year extramural funding -- typically initiated through small seed grants to clusters of faculty -- the primary research foci, which change over time, are organized around linked seminars, workshops and faculty - student working groups...

"Director of IIS is Michael Watts...

"Within IIS the most important free-standing research cluster is the" Human Rights Center of the University of California. [2] (circa 1999)

Executive Committee

Accessed December 2007: [3]

Other Affiliated Faculty

Accessed December 2007: [4]

Contact

Web: http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/academic.html

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Homepage, Institute of International Studies, accessed December 28, 2007.
  2. New Geographies, New Pedagogies, Institute of International Studies, accessed December 28, 2007.
  3. Affiliated Faculty, Institute of International Studies, accessed December 28, 2007.
  4. Affiliated Faculty, Institute of International Studies, accessed December 28, 2007.