UMD: A Globally Connected University

James Riker

2110 Marie Mount Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 314 6622
Expert Credentials: 

? World Federalist Institute (WFI) (; visiting research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C. (2006); member of the international program committee for the Global Democracy 2005 (G05) Conference for the Forum International de Montréal (FIM) in Canada ( Co-founder and former chair of the Global Development Section of the International Studies Association (ISA) from 1996-1997; visiting research scholar, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, 1989-1991; and was a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Fellow to Indonesia.

Area of Expertise: 

agriculture, civic engagement, civil society, democracy & democratization, development, environment, food security, foreign aid, government, global governance, human rights, public policy, nongovernmental organizations, social movements, sustainable development, transnational advocacy networks,

Program Affiliation: 
Country of Expertise: 
M.A. Government Cornell University,B.A. Environmental Policy Pomona College,Ph.D. Government Cornell University