Department of International Affairs

The Department of International Affairs is dedicated to fostering cultural understanding and global engagement through the discovery, dissemination, and translation of knowledge, using diverse approaches from the humanities, social sciences, and language studies. The department is at the forefront of university efforts to prepare students for a globally interconnected future and to educate global citizens and future leaders.

The department offers diverse curricula that immerse students in the social, political, economic, and cultural implications of globalization. The BA in International Studies combines a linguistic and cultural proficiency with a flexible set of tracks and a mandatory abroad experience. 

Bartel, Michael, Assistant Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Cornell University, 2017

Blackburn, Christine, Lecturer
International Affairs
PHD, Washington State University, 2015

Castillo, Jasen J, Associate Professor
International Affairs
PHD, University of Chicago, 2003

Field, Kimberly, Professor of the Practice
International Affairs
MA, U.S. Army War College, 2008

Gause III, Francis G, Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Harvard University, 1987

Gill, Matthew, Assistant Professor of the Practice
International Affairs
MA, The U.S. Naval War College, 2010

Gottlieb, Jessica A, Associate Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Stanford University, 2013

Hamie, Christine S, Instructional Associate Professor
International Affairs
PHD, University of York, 2007

Howell, Michael, Associate Professor of the Practice
International Affairs
MA, U.S. Naval War College, 2009

Huang, Reyko, Associate Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Columbia University, 2012

Hudson, Valerie M, University Distinguished Professor
International Affairs
PHD, The Ohio State University, 1983

Layne, Christopher, University Distinguished Professor
International Affairs
PHD, University of California at Berkeley, 1981

Lemon, Edward, Research Assistant Professor
International Affairs
PHD, University of Exeter, 2016

Liu, Zongyuan, Instructional Assistant Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Johns Hopkins University, 2019

MacWillie III, Donald MacGlashan, Lecturer
International Affairs
MS, US Army War College, 2002

Marbach, Moritz, Assistant Professor
International Affairs
PHD, University of Mannheim, 2016

Marin Thornton, Gabriela, Instructional Associate Professor
International Affairs
PHD, University of Miami, 2006

McLaughlin, James Kevin, Professor Of The Practice
International Affairs
MA, Webster University, 1987

Mu, Ren, Associate Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Michigan State University, 2004

Napper, Larry C, Professor of the Practice
International Affairs
MS, University of Virginia, 1974

Natsios, Andrew S, Executive Professor
International Affairs
MPA, Harvard University, 1979

Norris, William J, Associate Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010

Olson, James M, Professor of the Practice
International Affairs
JD, The University of Iowa, 1969

Poertner, Mathias, Assistant Professor
International Affairs
PHD, University of California at Berkeley, 2018

Robertson, Raymond, Professor
International Affairs
PHD, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997

Ross, Andrew L, Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Cornell University, 1984

Ross, Gershon, Associate Professor of the Practice
International Affairs
MS, National Intelligence University, 2008

Ruyle, Leslie E, Lecturer
International Affairs
PHD, University of Georgia, 2012

Schuessler, John M, Associate Professor
International Affairs
PHD, The University of Chicago, 2007

Serra, Danila, Associate Professor
International Affairs
PHD, University of Oxford and Centre for the Study of African Economies, 2009

Sievert, Ronald J, Associate Professor of the Practice
International Affairs
JD, The University of Texas at Austin, 1977

Snider, Erin A, Assistant Professor
International Affairs
PHD, University of Cambridge, Trinity College, 2011

Sowell, Jesse Horton, Assistant Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015

Tabaar, Mohammad A, Associate Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Georgetown University, 2012

Teague, Aileen, Assistant Professor
International Affairs
PHD, Vanderbilt University, 2018

Weary, Katherine T, Assistant Professor of the Practice
International Affairs
MA, The George Washington University, 2005

Weber, Yuval, Research Assistant Professor
International Affairs
PHD, University of Texas at Austin, 2014