Natasha Bennett

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Comparative Politics
Human Rights
Global Studies


Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara  2018

B.A. Rutgers University, New Brunswick 2011

Specialties:  human rights, social and economic rights, migration, globalization, economic development,  identity/ race/  ethnicity, Latin America, and Western Europe

Faculty Advisor and Dissertation Chair: Alison Brysk


“Bottom Two Billion: The Global Expansion of Slums and Second-Class Citizenship” in Contracting Human Rights, eds. Brysk, Alison and Michael Stohl, Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming. ISBN: 978 1 78811 232 1

“Voice in the Village: Indigenous Peoples Contest Globalization in Bolivia” (with Alison Brysk) Brown Journal for World Affairs, Vol. 18, No 2. Spring/Summer 2012.


Instructor of Record
Human Rights (CP/IR)
Globalization and Politics (CP/IR)
International Organizations (IR)
Teaching Assistant
Courses in comparative politics, international relations, global studies, and political theory