Nancy Gilson

Nancy holds a PhD in Political Science with a specialization in political theory from UC Berkeley. She taught for seven years at Simmons, an all women’s college, in Boston before moving to UC San Diego in 1993. Nancy was a full time lecturer at UCSD from 1993 to 2001, teaching courses for Political Science, IR/PS, and the School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) on US and European immigration, the politics of race and ethnicity, civil liberties and civil rights law, and social policy and gender. In 2002, she began a three year stint as Assistant Dean of Advising at Warren College, returning to full-time teaching in 2005. Nancy was hired at that time by then Provost Cecil Lytle to revise the curriculum and teach all three quarters of the yearlong American Studies sequence for the DOC Marshall College. Nancy is now the Director of Academic Degree Programs for IR/PS and ISP and continues to teach at least two courses a year.

Nancy Gilson

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