The Global Dynamics Initiative supports four main threads of research, each led by a member of the faculty cluster. In addition to research conducted by the Mellichamp professors, our cluster supports speakers, conferences, and research endeavors organized by campus colleagues and partners around the globe.
Political Economy Professor Jan Nederveen Pieterse's current work emphasizes global political economy and development studies with a focus on 21st century globalization. This initiative also analyzes the rise of Asia, China, and emerging economies in other parts of the world. Contact: Jan Nederveen Pieterse