Associate Professor of Political Science; Director of Graduate Studies
Areas of Specialization: International Security; International Political Economy; Political Economy of National Security; War Finance; Organizational Theory; Bureaucratic Capacity; Qualitative Research Methods
In addition to her academic research, she is committed to promoting the study of political economy of national security. Cappella Zielinski is the founder and Co-Director of Boston University’s Project for the Political Economy of Security. Join their mailing list here!
Cappella Zielinski teaches classes in International Relations, emphasizing national security. Her courses explore the politics of paying for defense, international conflict, nuclear security (with support from The Stanton Foundation), the relationship between war and society, and a variety of other issues in the field of International Relations.