Development in Crisis

Every two years, the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives presents the Global Challenges course and conference. The topic this year is Development in Crisis: Changing the Rules in a Global World, and the team-taught course features eight faculty members from six disciplines across campus. McCulloch Center director and economics professor Eva Paus talks about the 2012 topic and why it’s important to address major global issues through a multidisciplinary lens.

Faculty involved in the course are: Catherine Corson, the Miller Worley Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies; Tim Farnham, professor and the Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Center for the Environment; Vincent Ferraro, the Ruth Lawson Professor of Politics; Holly Hanson, professor of history; Shahrukh Khan, visiting professor of economics; Matthew McKeever, associate professor of sociology and associate dean of the faculty; Eva Paus, professor of economics; and Jon Western, the Five College Associate Professor of International Relations.