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Charles Glaser

Charles Glaser, Ph.D., Harvard University
Director, ISCS
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Research Interests: International relations theory, international security policy

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Michael Barnett

Michael Barnett, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Professor of International Affairs and Political Science

Research Interests: International affairs, global governance, humanitarianism, and the Middle East

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Stephen Biddle

Stephen Biddle, Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor of International Affairs and Political Science

Research Interests: U.S. National security policy, military strategy and the conduct of war, technology in modern warfare, recent operations in the war on terror.

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Michael Brown

Michael Brown, Ph.D., Cornell University
Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs
Professor of International Affairs and Political Science

Research Interests: International security, conflict and conflict resolution, U.S. foreign and defense policy


Alexander Downes

Alexander Downes, Ph.D., University of Chicago
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Research Interests: International security, civilian victimization and civilian casualties in war, foreign-imposed regime change

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Martha Finnemore

Martha Finnemore, Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Director of Graduate Studies, Political Science Department

Research Interests: International organizations, organization theory, and ethics in international affairs

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Eric Grynaviski

Eric Grynaviski, Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Research Interests: International organization, social theories of international politics, international security, cold war, arms control, and international ethics

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Llwelyn Hughes

Llewelyn Hughes, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Research Interests: Political economy of energy, international relations of Northeast Asia, Japanese domestic politics


Marcus King

Marcus D. King, Ph.D., Tufts University
John O. Rankin Associate Professor of International Affairs
Director, Master of Arts Program in International Affairs

Research Interests: Environmental security, energy security, national security impacts of environmental change


James Lebovic

James Lebovic, Ph.D., University of Southern California
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Research Interests: International relations, national and international security, and methodology

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Matthew Levinger

Matthew Levinger, Ph.D., University of Southern California Visiting Professor of International Affairs
Director, National Security Studies Program

Research Interests: Conflict analysis and resolution, genocide prevention, nationalism, revolutionary politics, modern Germany and France

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Yonatan Lupu, Ph.D., University of California-San Diego
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Research Interests: International law and institutions, international conflict, human rights, courts, networks

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Marc Lynch

Marc Lynch, Ph.D., University of Chicago
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Director, Institute for Middle East Studies

Research Interests: Middle East politics, Arab media and public opinion, public diplomacy

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Mike Mochizuki

Mike Mochizuki, Ph.D., Harvard University
Associate Dean for Academic Programs
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Research Interests: Japanese politics and foreign policy, US-Japan relations, East Asian security


Harris Mylonas

Harris Mylonas, Ph.D., Yale University
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Research Interests: Nation- and state-building, immigrant and refugee incorporation policies, European integration, and the Balkans

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Henry Nau

Henry R. Nau, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Director, US-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program

Research Interests: US foreign policy, international politics, US foreign economic policy; international political economy


Janne Nolan

Janne Nolan, Ph.D., Tufts University
Research Professor
Senior Fellow, Association for Diplomatic Studies

Research Interests: International security, military strategy, U.S. governance and ethics, Congress

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George Quester

George H. Quester, Ph.D., Harvard University
J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Visiting Professor of International Affairs

Research Interests: International politics and strategic studies

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Elizabeth Saunders

Elizabeth N. Saunders, Ph.D., Yale University
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Research Interests: International security, U.S. foreign policy

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Doug Shaw

Doug Shaw, Ph.D., Georgetown University
Associate Dean for Planning, Research and External Relations
Assistant Professor of International Affairs

Research Interests: Nuclear terrorism, nonproliferation and arms control, multilateral diplomacy, U.S. foreign and national security policy process

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Joanna Spear

Joanna Spear, Ph.D., University of Southampton
Associate Professor of International Affairs
Director, Security Policy Studies Program

Research Interests: U.S. arms sales policies, U.S. counter-proliferation policies, and transatlantic relations


Rachel Stein

Rachel Stein, Ph.D., Stanford University
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Research Interests: International conflict, public opinion about foreign policy, the ethics of war

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Caitlin Talmadge

Caitlin Talmadge, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Research Interests: U.S. national security; military operations and strategy; deterrence, proliferation; energy security and the Gulf

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weiner

Robert Weiner, Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor of International Business, Public Policy and Public Administration, and International Affairs

Research Interests: Oil and international finance

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Paul Williams

Paul Williams, Ph.D., University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Associate Professor of International Affairs
Associate Director, Security Policy Studies Program

Research Interests: Conflict resolution, international peace operations, Africa's international relations, theories of international security, British foreign policy

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Staff

Catherine Silvey

Catherine Silvey, Assistant

Email: iscs@gwu.edu


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Wednesday
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