Dr. Stuart Kaufman

A Horizontal Rule
Dr. Stuart Kaufman

Political Science and International Relations
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Phone: (302) 831-1941

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Stuart Kaufman,PhD (University of Michigan, 1991) joined the Department in 2004. He previously taught at the University of Kentucky and served on the US National Security Council staff. Professor Kaufman teaches courses in international security affairs, diplomacy, US foreign policy, ethnic conflict and Russian politics. In 2011, he taught at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna on a Fulbright scholarship. His books since 2007 include the co-edited volume, The Balance of Power in World History (Palgrave); Kaufman’s next book manuscript, entitled Nationalist Passions, is under contract with Cornell University Press.

Recent Publications:

“Narratives and Symbols in Violent Mobilization: The Palestinian-Israeli Case,” Security Studies 18, no. 3 (September 2009), pp. 400-434.

“Ethnic Conflict,” in Paul D. Williams, ed., Security Studies: An Introduction (London/New York: Routledge, 2008), pp. 200-215.

“Testing Balance of Power Theory in World History,”European Journal of International Relations vol. 13, no. 2 (June 2007), pp. 155-185. With William C. Wohlforth, Richard Little, David Kang, Charles Jones, Victoria Hui, Arthur Eckstein, Daniel Deudney and William Brenner.

The Balance of Power in World History (Houndmills, England: Palgrave, 2007), ed. with Richard Little and William C. Wohlforth

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