Merrill Faculty Services
1156 High Street
University of California, Santa Cruz
email: bread (at) ucsc (dot) edu
Office hours: By appointment until fall 2015.
Former students: Please drop me a line. Apart from email, use this form to check in and keep in touch.
Field Research in Political Science: Practices and Principles
Roots of the State: Neighborhood Organization and Social Networks in Beijing and Taipei
Stanford University Press 2012
Local Organizations and Urban Governance in East and Southeast Asia: Straddling State and Society
edited with Robert Pekkanen, Routledge 2009
Interviews, essays, book reviews, and other projects [link]
research sources on comparative and international politics
Future: (see below for previous syllabi)
In Fall 2015 I will teach Poli 161, Foreign Relations of China (formerly numbered Poli 143).
In Winter 2016 I will teach Poli 140d, Politics of East Asia.
Poli 60, Comparative Politics of the Developing World, Winter 2014 [syllabus]
Poli 140d, Politics of East Asia, Spring 2015 [syllabus]
Poli 141, Politics of China, Spring 2015 [syllabus]
Poli 143, Foreign Relations of China, Fall 2009 [syllabus]
Poli 190t, Governance and Conflict in East Asia, Spring 2012 [syllabus]
Poli 200b, Social Forces and Political Change, graduate seminar, Winter 2015 [syllabus]
Poli 261, Key Issues in Contemporary Chinese Politics, graduate seminar, Spring 2014 [syllabus]
Notes on software that I use