Natasha Bennett

Visiting Assistant Professor
Politics and Government

BA, Rutgers University, New Brunswick  2011
MA, University of California, Santa Barbara 2013
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara 2018

Curriculum Vitae


She received her  Ph.D.  in Political Science,  with an interdisciplinary emphasis in Global Studies, at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB).  She specializes in Human Rights and Comparative Politics.

Her passion for global human rights guides her research as well as her teaching.  In her research, Natasha focuses on identifying, explaining, and resolving chronic gaps in human rights protection/fulfillment associated with citizenship and social exclusion, economic development, gender, migration, and globalization.  As an educator across fields, she aims to cultivate global citizenship  through empowerment and democratic accountability among her students.