Faculty and Staff

Charles GlaserCharles 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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Jane VaynmanJane Vaynman, Ph.D., Harvard University
Associate Director, ISCS; Research Instructor of International Affairs

Research Interests: International security, nuclear weapons and proliferation, arms control and security agreements, international institution
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Faculty

Michael BarnettMichael 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 BiddleStephen 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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photo: Michael E. BrownMichael E. Brown, Ph.D., Cornell University
Professor of International Affairs and Political Science

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


photo: Alexander DownesAlexander 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 FinnemoreMartha 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 GrynaviskiEric 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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Marcus KingMarcus 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 LebovicJames 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 LevingerMatthew Levinger, Ph.D., University of Southern California
Research 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 LynchMarc Lynch, Ph.D., University of Chicago
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

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

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Mike MochizukiMike Mochizuki, Ph.D., Harvard University
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Co-Director, US-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program

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


Harris MylonasHarris 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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photo: Henry NauHenry R. Nau, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Co-Director, US-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program

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


Janne NolanJanne Nolan, Ph.D., Tufts University
Research Professor

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

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Elizabeth SaundersElizabeth 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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Joanna SpearJoanna 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

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Rachel SteinRachel 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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photo: Caitlin TalmadgeCaitlin 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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weinerRobert 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 WilliamsPaul 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

Email: iscs@gwu.edu