James Falkin joined the College of Staten Island in 1997 and was promoted to Lecturer in 2008. Dr. Falkin teaches courses in Political Theory, International Relations, and Developmental Politics. He is a member both of the Political Science Department and the Department of International Studies. In 2008 Dr. Falkin won a CSI award for Outstanding Teaching.
Dr. Falkin’s interests are centered on the influence of ideology on the formation of domestic policy. In particular, his concern is with the concepts and categories of Chinese Marxism and their effect on contemporary Chinese politics.
PhD, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
BA, Lawrence University