Princeton University
Teaching

Spring Semester 2009
POL 552 Theories of International Politics
Description: History of international relations theory, current debates, and applications to problems of international security and political economy.

Summer 2008
Organizing Political Violence
Description: Ph.D.-level introduction to theories of political and economic institutions with applications to militaries, insurgencies, and terrorist groups.

Spring Semester 2010
POL 554 International Security Studies

Spring Semester 2011
POL 386: Violent Politics
Description: A seminar devoted to understanding why politics so often turn violent and the ways in which violence is used to achieve political objectives.

WWS 556G: Terrorism, Civil War, and Non-State Threats
Description: A seminar devoted to understanding forms of political violence other than interstate war and how policy makers can – and sometimes cannot – take action to ameliorate the threat from non-state violence.

Fall Semester 2012
POL 386: Violent Politics
Description: A seminar devoted to understanding why politics so often turn violent and the ways in which violence is used to achieve political objectives.

WWS 555B: Terrorism, Civil War, and Non-State Threats
Description: A seminar devoted to understanding forms of political violence other than interstate war and how policy makers can – and sometimes cannot – take action to ameliorate the threat from non-state violence.

Spring Semester 2013
POL 554: International Security Studies
Description: A seminar devoted to central topics in security studies, including the causes and nature of war, deterrence, alliance formation, military doctrine, civil-military relations, arms competition, and arms control.