IAF-Garcia

Denise Garcia

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
617.373.2796
education Ph.D., 2006, International Relations Institut des Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement
University of Geneva, Switzerland
Mailing address 210L RP
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Selected Publications

Books
Garcia, Denise. Disarmament Diplomacy and Human Security- Regimes, Norms, and Moral Progress in International Relations. London: Routledge, 2011.

Garcia, Denise. Small Arms and Security – New Emerging International Norms. London: Routledge, 2006. 266 pp. Reprinted in 2009 in paperback.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals
Garcia, Denise, “Warming to a Redefinition of International Security- The Formation of a Norm against Climate Change”, Journal of International Relations , 24(3), 2010.

Garcia, Denise, “Arms Restraint and Regional International Law Making -The Case of the Economic Community of West African States,” African Security Review, 18 (2) in press, 2009, 19 p.

Garcia, Denise, “Arms Transfers beyond the State-to-State Realm,” International Studies Perspectives, Vol. 10, (2), 2009, pp. 151-169.

Garcia, Denise, “Determining Ease of Access to Arms, Methodology & Coding,” Crime, Law, and Social Change, 2009, 51 (5) p.451-464.

Garcia, Denise, “Developing Indicators for Evaluating National Implementation of Regional Law on Arms in Africa,” African Security Review, 18 (1), 2009, pp. 76-90.

Garcia, Denise, “The Climate Security Divide: Bridging Human and National Security in Africa,” African Security Review, 17 (3) 2008, pp. 2-18.

Garcia, Denise, “The Climate Security Divide: Bridging Human and National Security in Africa”, African Security Review, 17(3) 2008, pp. 2-18.

Garcia, Denise, “Norm Building in the Evolution of the Control of Small Arms in the International Agenda,” Security and Defense Studies Review, Vol. 5, no. 2, Fall 2005, 225-255.

Book Chapters
Garcia, Denise. “Small Arms in Africa: Legal Indicators on the Ease of Access to Small Arms and Light Weapons.” In Rotberg, Robert I., ed. Ibrahim Index of African Governance. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University: Cambridge, MA, 2008, 13 p.

Garcia, Denise. “Changing Security in a Changing World.” (Chapter 1) In Born, H., Fluri, P., Johnson, A. (eds.), Parliamentary Oversight of the Security Sector: Principles, Mechanisms and Practices, Handbook for Parliamentarians no. 5. Geneva: IPU/DCAF, 2003. 6 p.

Garcia, Denise. “Security and the Power of the Purse.” (Chapter 23) In Born, H., Fluri, P., Johnson, A. (eds.), Parliamentary Oversight of the Security Sector: Principles, Mechanisms and Practices, Handbook for Parliamentarians no. 5. Geneva: IPU/DCAF, 2003. 14p.

Garcia, Denise. “Arms and Military Equipment Procurement.” (Chapter 28) In Born, H., Fluri, P., Johnson, A. (eds.), Parliamentary Oversight of the Security Sector: Principles, Mechanisms and Practices, Handbook for Parliamentarians no. 5. Geneva: IPU/DCAF, 2003. 6 p.

Encyclopedia Articles
Garcia, Denise. “Conventional Small Arms” Encyclopedia of International Security: CQ Press, in press, 2009, 9 p.

Other Publications
Garcia, Denise, “Small Arms in Africa: Legal Indicators” – A Special Research Report to the Ibrahim Index of African Governance, Harvard University, 2008. 42 p.

Garcia, Denise, “Norms in International Security – The Small Arms and Landmines Cases,” Discussion Series, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, 2003, 32 p.

Garcia, Denise, “Controlling the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons – Implications for Research and Education in Defense and Security,” Discussion Series, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, 2003, 23 p.

Born, Hans, DCAF, (project leader), Garcia, Denise et al., An inventory of actors: Strengthening parliamentary oversight of the security sector in transition countries, 2001, Online DCAF series, www.dcaf.ch

Garcia, Denise, Leaflet on action on small arms control for United Nations, 2001 (Translated in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German).

Selected Honors & Awards

Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars – Award and Inductment to the

Northeastern University Chapter – Spring 2010.

Professional Associations & Affiliations

International Studies Association

American Society of International Law

Academic Council of the United Nations System