The center welcomes scholars to interact with faculty and students, access rich resources for research, and participate in the larger UC San Diego community.

Research Fellows

  • Terra Lawson-Remer, J.D., Ph.D.

    Terra Lawson-Remer, J.D., Ph.D.

    Terra Lawson-Remer is founder and managing partner of Catalyst, a global research, strategy, and legal firm pioneering evidence-based approaches to social and environmental justice. Her work addresses the determinants and consequences of sustainable development, poverty and inequality, and human rights fulfillment within and across generations. Her expertise includes international economic law, social accountability and legal empowerment, property rights, global trade and investment, natural resource governance and extractive industries, democratic transitions, and impact investing. She was also featured in the recent article "Coming home for collaboration."

    Click here for her full bio.

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Ran Goldblatt, Ph.D.

    Ran Goldblatt, Ph.D.

    Ran Goldblatt received his Ph.D. in Geography and the Human Environment from Tel-Aviv University, Israel. While in his M.A. studies he emphasized on aspects of cognitive geography and on the perception of built and 3D virtual environments, in his Ph.D. studies he investigated the interrelation between the built environment and segregation of Arabs and Jews in Israeli mixed cities. Goldblatt is a GIS analyst, and in his research integrates different spatial analysis techniques with advanced visualization methods. Goldblatt is currently also a research associate and a research fellow at the Center on Global Justice and at Blum`s Cross-Border initiative. He is part of the Big Pixel Initiative at UC San Diego.