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.
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.