Denise Garcia

Position:  Professor of Political Science at Northeastern University – ICRAC Vice-Chair

Links: Website

Expertise Areas: Security, International Law

Contact: denisegarcia@neu.edu

Bio:

Denise Garcia is the Sadeleer Research Faculty and associate professor in the Department of Political Science and the International Affairs program at Northeastern University in Boston. She teaches International Law and Global Governance in Boston and at the United Nations in Geneva, every year. She is the author of Small Arms and Security – New Emerging International Norms, and Disarmament Diplomacy and Human Security – Norms, Regimes, and Moral Progress in International Relations.  Her articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, International Affairs, Ethics & International Affairs, Third World Quarterly, Global Policy Journal, International Relations, International Studies Perspectives, the African Security Review, and elsewhere.

Prior to joining the faculty of Northeastern University in 2006 (tenured in 2012), Garcia held a three year appointment at Harvard, and lived for several years in Geneva. She is a member of the Academic Council of the United Nations, the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, the Arms Control Association, the Global South Unit for Mediation, and the British American Security Information Council. A native of Brazil, Garcia is a devoted yogi, her hobbies include travel and surfing.

Publications:

Garcia, Denise. 2011. Disarmament Diplomacy and Human Security – Norms, Regimes and Moral Progress in International Relations. London and New York: Routledge.

Garcia, Denise. 2006. Small Arms and Security – New Emerging International Norms. London and New York: Routledge. Reprinted in 2009 on paperback.

For full list of Denise Garcia’s publications, click here.

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    We need to address the legal, moral and ethical implications posed by the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems. Machines with the power and discretion to take lives without human involvement must be prohibited by international law. bit.ly/2TNVnvP