International Relations

Rachel Gillum

Rachel Gillum
PhD Graduate
E-mail: 
rgillum [at] stanford [dot] edu
Biography: 

Rachel Gillum received her PhD in political science at Stanford University in August 2014.  She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford’s Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN) and is the principal investigator of the Muslim-American National Opinion Survey (MANOS). 

Rachel’s research examines the effects of the post-9/11 security environment on Muslim Americans’ behavior and attitudes towards the government using large-n surveys, experimental methods, and ethnographic interviews of Muslim communities and elites around the United States.  Her research is supported by the National Science Foundation’s EDGE-SBE Program, the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and Stanford’s Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE).

Jonathan Chu

Jonathan Chu
PhD Candidate
E-mail: 
jonchu [at] stanford [dot] edu
Biography: 

Jonathan Chu is a PhD candidate specializing in international relations and comparative politics. His research interests include authoritarian governments, human rights, and the laws of war/wartime conduct.

In the 2013-2014 academic year, Jonathan will be a teaching assistant for the courses International Security in a Changing World (PS 114S/314S - Winter) and War and Peace in American Foreign Policy (PS 110D/Y - Spring).
 

Kara Downey

Kara Downey
PhD Candidate
E-mail: 
kmdowney [at] stanford [dot] edu
Biography: 

Kara is a PhD candidate with interests in comparative politics, international relations, and research methodology.  Her current projects focus on ethnic and sub-ethnic identity, authoritarian institutions, democratization, and foreign aid, with particular emphasis on Central Asia and the former Soviet Union.

Michael Tomz

Michael Tomz
Professor of Political Science

Contact Info

E-mail: 
tomz [at] stanford [dot] edu
Telephone: 
(650) 725 4031
Office Location: 
310 Encina West
Office Hours: 
By Appointment
Biography: 

Michael Tomz is Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Center for International Development and at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

Tomz has published in the fields of international relations, American politics, comparative politics, and statistical methods. He is the author of Reputation and International Cooperation: Sovereign Debt across Three Centuries and numerous articles in political science and economics journals.

Scott Sagan

Scott Sagan
Professor of Political Science

Contact Info

E-mail: 
ssagan [at] stanford [dot] edu
Telephone: 
(650) 725 2715
Office Location: 
217 Encina East
Office Hours: 
By Appointment (schedule with Anna Coll, acoll@stanford.edu)
Biography: 

Scott D. Sagan is the Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science, the Mimi and Peter Haas University Fellow in Undergraduate Education, and Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University. He also serves as co-chair of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Global Nuclear Future Initiative. Before joining the Stanford faculty, Sagan was a lecturer in the Department of Government at Harvard University. From 1984 to 1985, he served as special assistant to the director of the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon. Sagan has also served as a consultant to the office of the Secretary of Defense and at the Sandia National Laboratory and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Kenneth Schultz

Kenneth Schultz
Professor of Political Science

Contact Info

E-mail: 
kschultz [at] stanford [dot] edu
Telephone: 
(650) 736 1998
Office Location: 
312 Encina West
Biography: 

Kenneth A. Schultz is professor of political science at Stanford University.  His research examines international conflict and conflict resolution, with a particular focus on the domestic political influences on foreign policy choices.  He is the author of Democracy and Coercive Diplomacy and World Politics: Interests, Interactions, and Institutions (with David Lake and Jeffry Frieden), as well as numerous articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals.  He was the recipient the 2003 Karl Deutsch Award, given by the International Studies Association, and a 2011 Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, awarded by Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences.  He received his PhD in political science from Stanford University.

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice
Professor of Political Science

Contact Info

Office Location: 
All requests must be submitted via fax to 650-721-3390
Office Hours: 
By Appointment
Biography: 

Condoleezza Rice is the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, professor of political economy in the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and professor of political science at Stanford University.

From January 2005 to 2009, she served as the 66th secretary of state of the United States. Before serving as America’s chief diplomat, she served as assistant to the president for national security affairs (national security adviser) from January 2001 to 2005.

 

Stephen Krasner

Stephen Krasner
Professor of Political Science

Contact Info

E-mail: 
skrasner [at] stanford [dot] edu
Telephone: 
(650) 723 0676
Office Location: 
406 Encina West
Biography: 

Stephen Krasner is the Graham H. Stuart Professor of International Studies, and the deputy director of FSI.  A former director of CDDRL, Krasner is also an FSI senior fellow, and a fellow of the Hoover Institution.

From February 2005 to April 2007 he served as the Director of Policy Planning at the US State Department. While at the State Department, Krasner was a driving force behind foreign assistance reform designed to more effectively target American foreign aid. He was also involved in activities related to the promotion of good governance and democratic institutions around the world.

Phillip Lipscy

Phillip Lipscy
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Contact Info

E-mail: 
plipscy [at] stanford [dot] edu
Telephone: 
(650) 725 8867
Office Location: 
411 Encina West
Office Hours: 
By Appointment
Biography: 

 Phillip Lipscy is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Stanford University.  He is also The Thomas Rohlen Center Fellow, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.  His fields of research include international and comparative political economy, international security, and the politics of East Asia, particularly Japan.

Judith Goldstein

Judith Goldstein
Professor of Political Science

Contact Info

E-mail: 
judy [at] stanford [dot] edu
Telephone: 
(650) 723 0671
Office Location: 
300 Encina West
Office Hours: 
Fridays, 2-4pm
Biography: 

Judith L. Goldstein is the Chair for the Department of Political Science, the Janet M. Peck Professor of International Communication and the Kaye University Fellow in Undergraduate Education. Her research focuses on international political economy, with a focus on trade politics. She has written and/or edited six book including Ideas, Interests and American Trade Policy and more recently The Evolution of the Trade Regime: Politics, Law and Economics of the GATT and the WTO.  Her articles have appeared in numerous journals.

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