Jean Kachiga, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
(585) 395-5670
Office: Hartwell Hall 207 D

Research Interests

  • Global South
  • Global Issues
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • International Political Economy

My research focuses on how the dynamics of history, through specific driving forces causes recurrent emergence of new paradigms that herald new epochs. I examine state-actors’ responses to the exigencies of incoming paradigms and how their differential rates of success produce the equally recurrent shift in the hierarchy of world powers  

Seminar Series

  • Topic: Industrialization as a Model of Development Revisited, Cornell University, October 2020
  • Topic: The History of China Involvement in Africa: A Reflection of China’s Own Development, Cornell University, September 2017