Sadeleer Research Faculty and Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the International Affairs Program
Ph.D., 2006, International Relations & International Law, Institut des Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement (Graduate Institute for International Studies and Development), University of Geneva, Switzerland
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
- POLS 4937 World Politics and International Law through the United Nations
- INTL 4938 Disarmament and Humanitarian Security
- INTL 3400 International Conflict and Negotiation
Resume / CV
Denise Garcia is interested in global governance of security and international law. She is the Sadeleer Research Faculty and associate professor in the Department of Political Science and the International Affairs program at Northeastern University in Boston. She is the author of Small Arms and Security – New Emerging International Norms, and Disarmament Diplomacy and Human Security – Norms, Regimes, and Moral Progress in International Relations. Her articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Third World Quarterly, Global Policy Journal, International Relations, International Studies Perspectives, the African Security Review, and elsewhere. Prior to joining the faculty of Northeastern University in 2006 (tenured in 2012), Garcia held a three year appointment at Harvard, and lived for several years in Geneva. She is a member of the Academic Council of the United Nations, the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, the Arms Control Association, and the Global South Unit for Mediation. Her hobbies include yoga and surfing.
“Humanitarian Security Regimes”, International Affairs, the Chatham House Journal, January 2015, Vol. 91 (1), 35 pages.
“Disarming the Lords of War, A New International Treaty to Regulate the Arms Trade”, Foreign Affairs, December 2014.
“Global Norms on Arms: The Significance of the Arms Trade Treaty for Global Security in World Politics”. Global Policy Journal, 5: 425–432, 2014.
“The Case Against Killer Robots – Why the United States Should Ban Them” Foreign Affairs, May 2014.
“Not yet a Democracy: Establishing Civilian Authority over the Security Sector in Brazil – Lessons for other Countries in Transition”, Third World Quarterly, Vol. 35(3), 2014.
Disarmament Diplomacy and Human Security –Regimes, Norms, and Moral Progress in International Relations. London and New York: Routledge, 2011
Reprinted in 2012 on paperback.
Small Arms and Security – New Emerging International Norms. London and New York: Routledge, 2006.
Reprinted in 2009 on paperback.
Awards and Honors
Board Member of the British American Information Council since 2014.
Member and Teaching Advisor of the Global South Unit for Mediation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Committee Member of the review of the International Law section of the International Studies Association since 2013.
Board Member of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control since 2013.
- International Studies Association
- American Society of International Law
- Academic Council of the United Nations System
- International Committee for Robot Arms Control
- Supporting Member of the Arms Control Association
- Global South Unit for Mediationm