Dean and Vice Provost of the Division of Global Engagement

Dennis C. Galvan is Professor of Political Science and Global Studies and Vice Provost for Global Engagement at the University of Oregon. Professor Galvan received his Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley in 1996 and his B.A. from Stanford in 1987. He has has conducted field research since 1988 in a cluster of thirty villages in rural Senegal, and has conducted comparative field research in Central Java, Indonesia, since 1999. His published work examines everyday institutional change, peasant adaptation of property regimes, social capital and democratization, sustainable development, ethnic relations, and grass-roots patterns of nation-building. He is finishing a new book, Everyday Nation Building, which looks at ordinary life ethic and religious cooperation in Senegal and Indonesia. For more information visit Professor Galvan's faculty site.