Associate Teaching Professor & Associate Dean, School of Global Policy and Strategy, Univ of California, San Diego

Senior Advisor, Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Faculty Affiliate, CEGA

I've created this page as a space where I can put things not on my UC San Diego faculty page.

Fax: (858) 534-39399500 Gilman Drive, 0519 La Jolla, CA 92093-0519 Office: #1321@gcmccord

Recent Media

"Mexico is Frighteningly Unprepared for the Coronavirus"


March 19, 2020

"What Americans can learn from Northern Ireland: Walls make bad neighbors," authored with Joseph M. Brown

America: The Jesuit Review

October 2, 2019

"Walking the path to global sustainability,"

GPS News

August 28, 2019

Northern Ireland’s Troubles began 50 years ago. Here’s why they were so violent," authored with Joseph M. Brown

The Washington Post -- Monkey Cage

August 22, 2019

"Back to the Basics: A stronger case for bednets for fight malaria"

The First Tranche: AidData's Blog

February 22, 2019

"UC San Diego Plays Key Role in United Nations Initiative to Improve Human Welfare"


December 6, 2018

“The benefits of taxing cigarettes in middle income countries”

Editorial with Thomas E. Novotny. BMJ 2018 361:k1433

April 2018

Office hours: Professor Gordon McCord

School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego

March 22, 2018

Losing Your Cool: How Hotter Days Can Increase Crime and Disrupt Economies

International Monetary Fund - IMF Podcasts

March 15, 2018

La relación entre cambio climático e incendios en California - clip1 clip2

Noticias ADN40

TV Azteca

December 22, 2017

Bernie Sanders Reveals Puerto Rico Recovery Plan That Would Turn It Into the America He's Always Wanted


November 29, 2017

2017 Mexico City: A recap of the outings

October 2, 2017

La relación entre cambio climático y huracanes

Noticias ADN40

TV Azteca

September 11, 2017

Primer Café - clip1 clip2

TV Azteca

August 30, 2017

Linked in Latin America

GPS News, UC San Diego

July 2017

2017's Greenest States


April 2017

Pilot integration of HIV and nutrition services shows great potential for health impact

UNAIDS Science now

May 2016

GPS China scholars build ties in Chile

GPS News, UC San Diego

October 26, 2015

GPS Interview

School of Global Policy and Strategy

August 3, 2015

Climate Change Concerns Push Chile to Forefront of Carbon Tax Movement

New York Times

October 30, 2014

New Evidence on Fertilizer, Agricultural Yields, and Structural Change

Brookings: Up Front

October 28, 2014

Intertwining policy and academics

Sept 2, 2014

Coursera Launches Course on "Our Energy Future"

Spring 2014

Interviewing Pacific Leadership Fellow Joaquín Vial

IR/PS - UC San Diego


The three reasons countries get rich: Location, location and location

PBS Newshour


Our Energy Future - Economic and Social Issues

MOOC: Our Energy Future

UC San Diego


Found in Translation

United Hemispheres


Healthcare Services for Rural Sub-Saharan Africa Within Reach, According to New UC San Diego Study

UCSD News - 2/14/13

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