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Ford Family ProgramMinor in International Development Studies (MIDS)

Course Offerings - Spring 2017

* Indicates Core Course

+ Department Approval Required


Social Entrepreneurship *
Instructor: Melissa Paulsen.  
IDS 30921 (BAEN 30505)
Section one: TR 11:00AM – 12:15PM
Section two: TR 9:30AM – 10:45AM


Poverty in the Developing World *
Instructor: Kevin Donovan.  MW 11:00AM – 12:15PM
IDS 30201 (ECON 30801)

Economics of Global Health
Instructor: Margaret Triyana.  MW 3:30PM – 4:45PM
Prerequisite: ECON 10010 or 10011 or 20010 or 20011
IDS 30202 (ECON 30856)


History of Modern Africa
Instructor: Paul Ocobock. MWF 12:50PM – 1:40PM
IDS 30400 (HIST 30061)

World Economic History Since 1600
Instructor: Ted Beatty.  MW 11:00AM – 12:15PM
IDS 30417 (HIST 30950)

Visible and Invisible Hands in China: State, Market and Business Since 1800 +
Instructor: Elizabeth Koll.  TR 11:00AM – 12:15PM
IDS 30418 (HIST 30154)

Latino Studies

Caribbean Diasporas +
Instructor: Karen Richman.  TR 3:30PM – 4:45PM
IDS 30270 (ILS 30101)

Peace Studies

Reading ‘Laudato Si’ from an African Context
Instructor: Emmanuel Katongole. MW 11:00AM – 12:15PM
IDS 30354 (IIPS 30607)

Political Science

Introduction to International Development + 
Instructor: Robert Dowd.  TR 3:30PM – 4:45PM
IDS 20500 (POLS 30363)

Globalization in Africa *
Instructor: Jaimie Bleck.  MW 12:30PM – 1:45PM
IDS 30521 (POLS 30453)

Introduction to Modern African Politics *
Instructor: Robert Dowd. TR 2:00PM – 3:15PM
IDS 30534 (POLS 30457)

International Development in Practice II * +
Instructors: Stephen Reifenberg & Tracy Kijewski-Correa. TR 9:30AM – 10:45AM
IDS 30539 (POLS 30596)
Students will have taken IDS 30513 International Development in Practice I, and must have permission from Professor Reifenberg to enroll.

Contemporary India * +
Instructor: Amitava Dutt. MW 11:00AM – 12:15PM
IDS 30542 (POLS 30475)


International Research Design *
Instructor: Erin McDonnell.  MW 2:00PM – 3:15PM
IDS 30600 (SOC 30952)

Sociology of Development *
Instructor: J. Samuel Valenzuela.  TR 2:00PM – 3:15PM
IDS 43607 (SOC 43513)


Rich, Poor, and War 
Instructor: Todd Whitmore.  TR 9:30AM – 10:45AM
IDS 20653 (THEO 20619)


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