Faculty & Staff
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Associate Professor and Sadeleer Research Faculty
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CURRICULUM VITAE: D. Garcia CV
Ph.D., International Relations and International Law - Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales et du Developpement (Graduate Institute for International Studies and Development - IHEID), University of Geneva, Switzerland, 2006.
International Conflict & Negotiation, International Security, International Law, Disarmament Diplomacy and Humanitarian Action (taught at the United Nations in Geneva)
International Security, international arms trade, climate change, international norms
Professor Garcia’s research is at the intersection of security and international law. She is interested in the formation of new international norms and agreements regarding key challenges to global governance, particularly armed violence, disarmament and arms control, and climate change.
Disarmament Diplomacy and Human Security- Regimes, Norms, and Moral Progress in International Relations. London and New York: Routledge, 2011.
Small Arms and Security - New Emerging International Norms. London and New York: Routledge, 2006. Reprinted in 2009 on paperback.
ARTICLES AND OTHERS:
“ Banning Evil – Cluster Munitions and the Successful Formation of a Global Prohibition Regime”,Cornell International Affairs Review, 5(2), 2012, 36-52.
"Warming to a Redefinition of International Security- The Formation of a Norm against Climate Change", Journal of International Relations , 24(3), 2010, 271-292.
"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.
"Arms Transfers beyond the State-to-State Realm," International Studies Perspectives, Vol. 10, (2), 2009, 151-169.
Selected Professional Activities:
- 2013. Lecturer at the Cornell Law School Colloquium on International Relations and International Law
- 2013. Member of the International Committee for Robots Arms Control
- 2013. Research affiliate: Forests Alive, Australia.
- 2011. Head of the Northeastern University Delegation United Nations Climate Change Summit, Durban, South Africa, December 5-10 2011.
- 2011. Keynote Speaker: Opening Ceremony: Regional Model United Nations conference for Boston-area High School students, Boston, USA, May 13, 2011.
- 2011. Observer: negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations for an Arms Trade Treaty, Second Preparatory Committee, New York, USA, March 1-4, 2011.
- 2009. Head of the Northeastern University Delegation United Nations Climate Change Summit, Copenhagen, December 12-18, 2009.
- International Studies Association
- American Society of International Law
- Academic Council of the United Nations System
- Experiential Education
- Annual course on Disarmament Diplomacy and Humanitarian Action at the United Nations in Geneva. For more information on this International Study Opportunity take a look at the video below: [insert video]
Recent Courses Taught:
- INTL 3400- International Conflict and Negotiation
- POLS 4510 – International Law
- INTL 4945 & POLS 4938- 5th Disarmament Diplomacy and Humanitarian Action — Annual course taught at the United Nations and International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland