The study of transnational processes or globalization is essentially interdisciplinary, engaging insights from fields such as sociology, human geography, political science, cultural studies, and many more.

GLST 308 explores the political, economic, and social dynamics that have shaped Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the processes that are moulding its future. Building on a ten-hour series of television broadcasts, Americas brings to life a startlingly diverse region that encompasses great wealth and desperate poverty, countries as tiny as Jamaica and as enormous as Brazil, with democratic and authoritarian governments, and a complex, multicultural heritage.

GLST 395/INTR 395/POEC 395—Political Economy of Development: People, Processes, and Policies, is a three-credit, senior-level course provides an overview of theories of development and their indigenous critiques. It is focused on the regions that comprise the Global South, including Latin America and the Caribbean; Africa and the Middle East; and South and Southeast Asia.