• PLSI 106 Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy: Introduction to Political Economy

  • PLSI 250 Comparative Politics

  • PLSI 404 Chinese Politics (GE Segment III)

  • PLSI 411 East Asian Politics (GE Segment III)

  • PLSI 418 Political Transition in E and SE Asia (GWAR)

  • PLSI 419 Comparative Political Economy​




Research Assistance

Ask a librarian via online chat or in person at the 1st floor Research Commons. 
PLSI Research Guide:

Subject specific research consultations: Mira Foster, PLSI Librarian
Email:, Tel: (415) 405-2590


Teaching Specialty and Interest

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Introduction to Political Ideologies
  • Introduction to Political Economy
  • Comparative Politics
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • Comparative Asian Politics
  • East Asian Politics
  • Chinese Politics
  • Political Transition in East and Southeast Asia
  • International Political Economy
  • American National Security
  • Politics of Developing Areas
  • Senior seminar: Theory and Practice of Democratic Transitions
  • Graduate seminars: Comparative Politics; Democracies and Democratization; Asian Transitions from Communism