Lisa Sharlach

Image of Lisa Sharlach. Associate Professor and Director, Women's and Gender Studies
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Heritage Hall 404

Research Interests: Comparative politics, African politics, women and world politics, developing world politics, Asian politics

Office Hours: By appointment

Education:

  • BA, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1989: Politics and Women's Studies
  • MA, University of California, Davis, 1995: Political Science
  • PhD, University of California, Davis, 2001: Political Science

Lisa Sharlach's subfields are comparative politics (with a regional emphasis on Africa), international relations, and women's studies. The focus of her research is the intersection of ethnicity, gender, and political violence (particularly terrorism, torture, and genocide).



Follow the linked course names to see sample syllabi which describe course aims, learning objectives, requirements, and schedules. These are samples only. The instructor may make changes to these syllabi in future courses.
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • African Politics
  • Riot, Resist, Revolt
  • Women and World Politics
  • Women and War
  • Politics of Development