Rachel Carson College Faculty Fellows

Sikina Jinnah

Sikina Jinnah is Rachel Carson College's new faculty chair!

The Chair of the Faculty is an Academic Senate member, other than the Provost, who is elected by the college Faculty to serve a two year term, and will serve as a member of the Executive Committee.

Dr. Jinnah is an Associate Professor in the Politics Department, an affiliated faculty member in the Environmental Studies Department, and a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Her research focuses on the shifting locations of power and influence in global environmental governance, and in particular the role of transnational actors in environmental decision-making. Her most recent projects examine how key norms in global climate politics shape power relations, the role of U.S. preferential trade agreements in shaping environmental policy in trading partner nations, and the politics of climate engineering governance. 

Paul M Lubeck
  • Title
    • Professor Emeritus
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Affiliations Latin American & Latino Studies, South Asia Studies, East Asian Studies
  • Phone
    831-459-2906, 831-459-3516 (message)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • College Eight 332
  • Office Hours Wednesdays 3:00-6:00
  • Mail Stop College Eight Faculty Services

Research Interests

Political sociology; political economy; sociology of development; religion and social movements; newly industrializing states.

Biography, Education and Training

B.A., St. Michael's College
M.A., Certificate in African Studies, Ph.D., Northwestern University

Selected Publications

  • Lubeck, P. M. 2002. "The Challenge of Islamic Networks and Citizenship Claims: Europe's Painful Adjustment to Globalization," N. Al Sayyad and M. Castells (eds.), Islam in Europe or Euro-Islam: Politics, Culture, and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization. Lexington Books, Lanham, MD.
  • Lubeck, P. M. and K. Eischen. 2000. "Silicon Valles and Silicon Islands: Rethinking Regional Development Strategies in an Era of Globalization." in A. Alvarez, P. Castillo and N. Klahn (eds.), Las Nuevas Fronteras del Siglo XXI: Dimensiones Culturales, Politicas y Socioeconomicas de la Relaciones Mexco-Estados Unidos, UNAAM Press.
  • Lubeck, P. M. 2000. "The Islamic Revival: Antinomies of Islamic Movements under Globalization," R. Cohen and S. Rai (eds.), Global Social Movements. Althone Press, London/New Brunswick, NJ.
  • Lubeck, P. M. 1998. "Islamist Responses to Globalization: Cultural Conflict in Egypt, Algeria, and Malaysia," B. Crawford and R. Lipschutz (eds.), The Myth of "Ethnic conflict": Politics, Economics and "Cultural" Violence, IIS/IAS-University of Califrornia Press, Berkeley, pp. 293-319.
  • Lubeck, P. M.1995. "Globalization and the Islamist Movement: Explaining Communal Conflict in Muslim Majority States," Institute of International and Area Studies, Center for German and European Studies. (Working Paper No. 6.1). University of California, Berkeley.