BA, Sewanee: The University of the South; Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Research Areas: International Relations, Security Studies, Political Psychology, Insurgency, Terrorism
My principal research interests focus on decision-making during war, with emphasis on the effects of emotion on leaders’ bargaining behavior. I also have broad interests in political psychology insurgency, and terrorism. I have published articles in Political Psychology, International Organization, Foreign Policy Analysis, Security Studies, and International Studies Quarterly, and have forthcoming papers in the Journal of Conflict Resolution and Polity.
Security Studies Ph.D. candidate Rebecca Schiel won the grand prize in the Jim Winkates Graduate Student Paper Competition, awarded by the International Studies Association’s Southern region. Schiel’s paper... Read more
With primary research interests focusing in international relations and security studies, Dr. Thomas Dolan recently published an article: Demanding the Impossible: War, Bargaining, and Honor. Published in Se... Read more
“Emotion and Strategic Learning in War” an article recently published by Assistant Professor Thomas Dolan. The article was published in the International Studies Association Journal Foreign Policy Analys... Read more
On Founder’s Day, April 2nd, 2014, two of our faculty members were honored with awards in Undergraduate Teaching by the College of Sciences. We would like to congratulate them, and we are proud to have th... Read more