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Gigi Gokcek

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Dr. Gokcek joined the department in fall 2006. She is the department advisor for Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society) and the 2012 Teacher of the Year - Dominican University of California. 

Associate Professor

Office: Guzman Gazebo
Phone: 415-482-2427

Academic Areas

International Relations and Comparative Politics

Educational Background

  • BA University of California, Irvine
  • MA Monterey Institute of International  Studies
  • MA, PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

Teaching and Research Interests

Dr. Gokcek teaches a variety of courses including United States Foreign Policy, Politics of the Middle East, World Politics and Politics of Developing Countries. Her research concerns the internationalization of ethno-religious conflict, irredentist and secessionist movements, pedagogy in political science, and international education. Her publications can be found in: International Journal of Public Policy, Journal of Political Science Education, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, and Security Studies.

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