International Relations

Thomas Anastasi: B.A., St. Michael’s College, 1982; A.L.M., Harvard University, 1995; Ph.D., Boston University, 2001. Presidential Decision Making During Selected Foreign Policy Crises from 1950-1968 Analyzed Through the Use of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

Xiaohe Cheng: B.A., Fudan University, 1989; M.A., Boston University, 2000; Ph.D., Boston University, 2006. Can Asymmetry Stand for Long? The Rise and Fall of China’s Alliances.

Joseph W. Constance, Jr.: B.A., St. Michael’s College, 1976; M.A., University of Vermont, 1979; M.L.S., State University of New York at Albany, 1983; Ph.D., Boston University, 2006. But for All the Change…The Ballistic Missile Defense Debates of the 1960’s, 80’s, 90’s and Early Twenty-First Century.

Karminder Singh Dhillon: B.S., University of Sciences, 1985; M.A., Boston University, 1995; Ph.D., Boston University, 2005. Malaysian Foreign Policy in the Mahathir Era, 1981-2003.

Kevin C. Dunn: B.A., Davidson College, 1989; M.A., Dalhousie University, 1991; Ph.D., Boston University, 2000. Imagining the Congo: Identity and International Relations.

Irm Abdul Haleem: B.A., Eckerd College, 1989; M.A., Northeastern University, 1992; Ph.D., Boston University, 2001. Women’s Legal Rights, Military Regimes and Political Legitimacy in Pakistan.

Haco Hoang: B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara, 1994; M.A., Boston University, 1999; Ph.D., Ibid., 2002. Outward and Beyond: Institutional Change in Southeast Asia.

Christopher LaMonica: B.A., University of Massachusetts/Amherst, 1984; M.A., Boston University, 1993; Ph.D., Ibid., 2001. The Politics of Strengthening Local Government Institutions in Zambia.

Roger Lerseth: B.A., University of Washington/Seattle, 1969; MBA, Old Dominion University, 1975; Ph.D., Boston University, 2001. Unconditional Surrender: The Origins and Consequences of a Wartime Policy.

Dennis Sullivan, B.A., University of Massachusetts at Boston, 1989; M.A., Boston College, 2008; Ph.D., Boston University 2016. Uncivil Wars: Does Kantian Adaptive Networks Theory Provide Significant Indications and Warning of Intra-State Conflict?

Michael D. Thurman: B.A., University of Nevada, 1987; M.A., George Washington University, 1991; Ph.D., Boston University, 2001. The Nature of Nations: The Dutch Challenge to Modernization Accounts of National Identity.

Jung-Tsiang Tsai: B.A., Soochow University, 1992; M.A., Soochow University, 1996; Ph.D., Boston University, 2005. Constitution and Corruption: Semi-Presidentialism in Taiwan and South Korea.

Petros Ilias Vamvakas: B.A., Suffolk University, 1987; M.A., Northeastern University, 1992; Ph.D., Boston University, 2001. States in Transition and Defensive Alliances: Greece and Turkey in NATO.

Yurim Yi: B.A., Yonsei University (Seoul), 1997; M.A., Yonsei University (Seoul), 2001; Ph.D., Boston University, 2014. Confrontation and Engagement in Relations between the DPRK and the United States (1991-2011).

Mourtada Deme: Diplome D’Etudes, Universite de Bordeaux, 1995; M.A., Universite de Bordeaux, 1996; M.A., Universite de Bordeaux, M.A., Universite de Bordeaux, 1997, D.E.A., Universite de Bordeaux; Ph.D., Boston University, 2004. Law, Morality and International Armed Intervention: The United Nations and Ecowas in Liberia.

Sheng-Ping Hu: B.A., National Taiwan University, 1987; M.A., National Taiwan University, 1990; Ph.D., Boston University, 2004. Kennedy’s China Policy From the Analytical Standpoint of Four Decision-Making Models.