1 JOHN M. OWEN Tel ; Fax ACADEMIC POSITIONS Senior Guest Scholar, Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science, Free University of Berlin, August- December (Will be Guest Scholar, Global Governance Group, Berlin Social Science Center [WZB], January-June 2016.) Ambassador Henry J. and Mrs. Marion R. Taylor Professor of Politics, Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va , 2012-present (assistant professor , associate professor with tenure , professor ). Faculty Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia, 2001-present; Project Director, American Democracy and World Order Project, 2014-present. Co-Editor, series on Democracy and Its Discontents, Yale University Press, 2014-present (with James Davison Hunter). Editor-in-Chief, Security Studies (July 2011-June 2014). Was an Associate Editor from September 2010 through June Academic Visitor, Nuffield College and Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, England, Hilary and Trinity terms Academic Visitor, Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, Hilary and Trinity terms 2001 (also Nuffield College, Trinity Term 2001). Visiting Fellow, Center of International Studies, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J , Fall Assistant Professor, Department of Government and Legal Studies, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me , Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif , Fall 1994-Spring Fellow, Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass , Fall Spring EDUCATION
2 John M. Owen 2 Harvard University, Department of Government, A.M. 1991, Ph.D Majored in international relations; minored in American foreign policy, American politics, and political theory. Dissertation: Testing the Democratic Peace: American Diplomatic Crises Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School, M.P.A Majored in international relations. Duke University, Trinity College, A.B. summa cum laude, Majored in public policy studies. PUBLICATIONS Books Confronting Political Islam: Six Lessons from the West s Past (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015). Religion, the Enlightenment, and the New Global Order (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011) (coeditor with J. Judd Owen). Other contributors: Jean Bethke Elshtain, William Galston, Sohail Hashmi, Pratap Mehta, David Novak, Thomas Pangle, Roberto Papini, Abdulaziz Sachedina, and John Witte. The Clash of Ideas in World Politics: Transnational Networks, States, and Regime Change, (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010). Winner of the Joseph Lepgold Prize for Best Book in International Relations published in 2010 (Mortara Center, Georgetown University). Chinese translation (Beijing: World Affairs Press) forthcoming in Liberal Peace, Liberal War: American Politics and International Security (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997). (A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 1998.) Peer-reviewed Articles When Does America Drop Dictators? European Journal of International Relations 20, no. 4 (2014), (with Michael Poznansky). Liberalism and Security. The International Studies Encyclopedia, vol. VIII, ed. Robert A. Denemark (New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), Constructivism and the Problem of Explanation. Perspectives on Politics 3, no. 3 (September 2005), (with David Dessler). When Do Ideologies Produce Alliances? The Holy Roman Empire, , International Studies Quarterly 49, no. 1 (March 2005), The Foreign Imposition of Domestic Institutions, International Organization 56, no. 2 (Spring 2002), (This article is the subject of Michael Barnett, Nation Building s New Face, Foreign Policy [November-December 2002], ) Transnational Liberalism and U.S. Primacy, International Security 26, no. 3 (Winter 2001/2002), Reprinted in Michael E. Brown et al., eds., Primacy and Its Discontents: American Power and International Stability (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2008), How Liberalism Produces Democratic Peace, International Security 19, no. 2 (Fall 1994), Reprinted in Michael E. Brown et al., eds., Debating the Democratic Peace (Cambridge: MIT Press,
3 John M. Owen ), ; in idem and Owen R. Coté, Jr., eds., Theories of War and Peace (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1998), ; in Andrew Linklater, ed., International Relations: Critical Concepts in Political Science, vol. 3 (New York: Routledge, 2000), ; and in Matthew Evangelista, ed., Peace Studies: Critical Concepts in Political Science, vol. 4 (New York: Routledge, 2005). Other Articles, Book Chapters, and Working Papers Correspondence, on Sebastian Rosato, The Inscrutable Intentions of Great Powers, International Security 40, no. 2 (Fall 2015), with Mark Haas. What History Says about the Prospects for Islamic Democracy, The Monkey Cage (Washington Post), June 3, The American Way of Seeking Security: Ideology and Pragmatism, chapter for volume on Chinese and American historical traditions in foreign policy, ed. G. John Ikenberry, Wang Jisi, and Zhu Feng (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2015). Intervention and Regime Change, in Emerging Trends in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, ed. Robert A. Scott and Stephen M. Kosslyn (New York: Wiley, forthcoming), with Roger Herbert. From Calvin to the Caliphate, Foreign Affairs 94, no. 3 (May/June 2015). Putin, Ukraine, and the Question of Realism, Hedgehog Review 17, no. 1 (Spring 2015), with William Inboden. What Can America Do? The Hedgehog Review 17, no. 1 (Spring 2015). Gill, Interrupted, Review of Faith & International Affairs 11, no. 4 (2013): Economic Interdependence and Regional Peace, in International Relations Theory and Regional Transformation, ed. T. V. Paul (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012), Why Islamism Is Winning, New York Times (January 7, 2012), A19. Liberal Tradition, Not Social Science, International Relations (UK) 25, no. 2 (June 2011), Domestically Driven Deviations: Internal Regimes, Leaders, and Realism s Power Line, in History and Neorealism, ed. Ernest May, Richard Rosecrance, and Zara Steiner (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010). How Bad Would a Partition Be? The National Interest (November-December 2006), Democracy, Realistically, The National Interest 83 (Spring 2006), Iraq and the Democratic Peace: Who Says Democracies Don t Fight? Foreign Affairs 84, no. 6 (November-December 2005), Democratic Peace Research: Whence and Whither? International Politics (UK) 41 (2004), St. Benedict after September 11, First Things 142 (April 2004),
4 John M. Owen 4 An Interview with Jessica Tuchman Mathews, The Hedgehog Review 5, no. 1 (Spring 2003), Human Rights, Peace, and Power. In Robert Fatton and R.K. Ramazani, eds., Thomas Jefferson, Rights, and the Contemporary World (Totowa, N.J.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2004), Why American Hegemony Is Here to Stay, Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft (Germany) 1/2003, Transnational Liberalism and American Primacy, or, Benignity Is in the Eye of the Beholder, in G. John Ikenberry, ed., America Unrivaled: The Future of the Balance of Power (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2002), Pieces of Maximal Peace: Common Identities, Common Enemies, in Arie Kacowicz, Yaacov Bar- Siman-Tov, Ole Elgström, and Magnus Jerneck, eds., Stable Peace among Nations (Totowa, N.J.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000), International Law and the Liberal Peace, in Gregory H. Fox and Brad R. Roth, eds., Democratic Governance and International Law (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000), The Canon and the Cannon: A Review Essay, International Security 23, no. 3 (Winter 1998/99), Perceptions and the Limits of Liberal Peace: The Mexican-American and Spanish-American Wars, in Miriam Fendius Elman, ed., Paths to Peace: Is Democracy the Answer? (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997), Liberalism and War Decisions: Great Britain and the U.S. Civil War, Working Paper, MacArthur Consortium Studies in Peace and Cooperation, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University (February 1996). Anna s Life Expectancy, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 5, no. 2 (Winter 1986), (with James W. Vaupel). An Exercise in Life Expectancy, American Demographics 7 (1985), (with James W. Vaupel). WORK IN PROGRESS Springs and Their Offspring: The International Consequences of Domestic Uprisings (revise and resubmit). International Politics: How History Tests Theory. Textbook under advance contract from Oxford University Press, co-authored with Richard Rosecrance. Religious Liberty and Economic Prosperity: Four Lessons from the Past, co-authored with Anthony Gill. Under review. Transnational Polarization and Its International Effects. America as Exemplar: The Civil War and British Democratization in the 1860s.
5 John M. Owen 5 GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Improved Cultural Factor Extraction for Asymmetric Threat Tracking ($280,000) (with Donald Brown and Matthew Gerber, Department of Systems Engineering, University of Virginia). Uses original algorithms to mine digital data for changes in sentiment to help the U.S. Army predict threats in specific places at specific times. May 2013 through Summer Research grant, Smith Richardson Foundation, What History Can Teach Us about Radical Islam, ($71,000). Book grant, IMR Foundation, 2010 ($48,000). Book grant, Earhart Foundation, 2010 ($16,667). Book grant, Earhart Foundation, 2007 ($36,000). Sesquicentennial Fellowship, University of Virginia, Summer research fellowship, University of Virginia, 2002 (declined). Visiting Fellowship (stipendiary), Center of International Studies, Princeton University, (accepted for fall 2000). Sesquicentennial Fellowship, University of Virginia, Summer research fellowship, University of Virginia, Harvard-MacArthur Scholarship in International Security, Mellon Predissertation Fellowship, Harvard, U.S. Institute of Peace Dissertation Fellowship, (declined). HONORS & AWARDS Humboldt Prize ( 60,000), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Germany, Lepgold Prize for Best Book in International Relations, Georgetown University, Chase Prize for Best Dissertation on World Peace, Harvard, Joel Fleishman Award for Outstanding Public Policy Undergraduate, Duke, Phi Beta Kappa, Duke, INVITED PRESENTATIONS Confronting Political Islam, World Affairs Council of Ventura Co., California, March 11, Confronting Political Islam, Channel City Club, Santa Barbara, Calif., March 12, Confronting Political Islam, American Forum, Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia (with Douglas Blackmon and Ahmed al-rahim), February 4, Confronting Political Islam, Heritage Foundation, Washington, January 21, Confronting Political Islam, Treasury Executive Institute, Washington, January 20, Confronting Political Islam, Research on Religion Podcast, January 11, Springs and Their Offspring: The International Consequences of Domestic Uprisings, MacMillan Center, Yale University, November 5, Endogenous Group Polarization: Some Applications to International Relations, University of Washington International Security Colloquium, March 7, 2014.
6 John M. Owen 6 Springs and Their Offspring: The International Consequences of Domestic Uprisings, Center on American and Global Security, Indiana University, October 11, Religious Freedom and Societal Stability: Lessons of History, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University, October 10, The Clash of Ideas and the Arab Spring, Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, April 30, Common Values, Common Interests? Forty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Atlantic Committee, Leangkollen, Aske, Norway, February 6, The Clash of Ideas and the Arab Spring, Defense Intelligence Agency / National Ground Intelligence Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, December 8, The Clash of Ideas and the Arab Spring, Lepgold Lecture, Mortara Center, Georgetown University, November 29, The Clash of Ideas in World Politics, Mershon Center, Ohio State University, October 28, The American Way of Seeking Security, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, June 14-15, The Clash of Ideas in World Politics, University of Notre Dame, October 27, The Clash of Ideas in World Politics, Georgetown University, Mortara Center and Berkley Center, September 29, Is the European Model Replicable in Other Regions? McGill University, Montreal, April 30, What Can History Teach Us about Radical Islam? UVa Club of New York, April 26, When Do Great Powers Do Regime Change? Lessons from the Concert of Europe, , Program on International Security Policy, University of Chicago, April 21, What Can Past Ideological Struggles Teach Us about Islamism Today? Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University, November 26, Islam, Europe, and America, UVa Club of New York, October 29, What Can Past Ideological Struggles Teach Us about Islamism Today? Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, Stanford University, October 16, Democracy Promotion: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed? public lecture, University of Utah, April 12, In Search of Soft Power, Centre of International Studies, University of British Columbia, August 10, Regime Change and the Balance of Power, Mershon Center for International Studies, Ohio State University, February 23, 2006.
7 John M. Owen 7 Iraq, Democracy, and American Power, Ohio Wesleyan University, February 22, When Do Ideologies Produce Alliances? Colloquium on Global Governance and Society, University of Delaware, April 21, Constructivism and Agency: Four Recent Studies. Centre of International Relations, University of British Columbia, July 23, When Does America Support Authoritarianism? Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University, April 7, Kant s Philosophy and Modern International Relations. Bard College, November 11, 2002 (with Leon Botstein and James Chace). Internal Institutions and External Alignments. Program on International Political Economy and Security, University of Chicago, April 25, Transnational Liberalism and American Primacy. Department of Political Science, Concordia University, Montreal, October 26, Why American Primacy Endures. Miller Center for Public Affairs, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, January 25, The International Promotion of Domestic Institutions. Liu Centre for International Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, July Hegemony and Human Rights. Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, Oxford, England, June 12, The International Promotion of Domestic Institutions. Politics seminar, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, May 31, Hegemony and Internal Institutions. Visiting Fellows Seminar, Center of International Studies, Princeton University, November 7, Should Religious Persons Be Political? and Should Politics Be Religious? Staley Lectures, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, October 5-6, Is There a Liberal Peace? Christopher Browne Center for International Politics, University of Pennsylvania, February 17, Regime Type Matters: Internal Institutions and External Alignments. Institute for International Relations, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, August 4, Why Liberal Democracies Do Not Fight One Another. Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia, April 21, The Democratic Peace. Research Group in International Security, McGill University / Université de Montréal, October 31, Regime Likeness and Liberal Peace. Eleventh Annual Strategy and National Security Conference, John M. Olin Institute, Wianno Club, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, June 14, 1996.
8 John M. Owen 8 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS Chair and discussant, panel on Conflict before the State, annual meeting, International Studies Association, February 21, Member, panel to honor Stephen Walt, annual meeting, International Studies Association, February 20, A World without America, roundtable organizer and chair, annual meeting, International Studies Association, February 19, America as Exemplar: The Civil War and British Democratization in the 1860s, annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, August 30, Participant, roundtable on Intra-democratic Conflict, annual meeting of the International Studies Association, Toronto, March 29, Exemplary States and the Future of Liberal Democracy, annual meeting of the International Studies Association, Toronto, March 27, Springs and Their Offspring: The International Consequences of Domestic Uprisings, general conference of the European Consortium on Political Research, Bordeaux, France, September 6, Group Polarization and Endogenous Preferences: Some Implications for International Relations, annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, September 1, Springs and Their Offspring: The International Consequences of Domestic Uprisings, International Studies Association annual meeting, San Francisco, April 3, Understanding the Arab Awakening: Transnational Movements, Contagion, and Some Lessons from Early Modern Europe, with Daniel Nexon, American Political Science Association annual meeting, September 2, Discussant, panel on International Hierarchy and Domestic Politics, annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, September 4, Commercial Liberalism and Regional Peace, International Studies Association, Montreal, March 17, Commercial Liberalism and Regional Peace, conference on When Regions Transform, McGill University, Montreal, May 1, Roundtable on Democratic Peace, between Theory and Practice, annual meeting of the International Studies Association, New Orleans, February 18, When Do Great Powers Do Regime Change? Lessons from the Concert of Europe, , annual meeting of the International Studies Association, New York, February 17, 2009.
9 John M. Owen 9 Ideological Struggles in World Politics, , annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, August 29, Liberals and Anglo-American Rapprochement, roundtable, annual meeting of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, March 27, What Can the War of Religion in Early Modern Europe Teach Us about Islamism Today? annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, August 30, Clashes of Ideas in World Politics, Department of Political Science, University of Utah, April 12, Huntington v. the Realists: Who s Right about the Clash? Lansing Lee Proseminar, University of Virginia, December 11, In Search of Soft Power, American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, September 1, The Exceptionalism that Proves the Rule: American Democracy Promotion, American Political Science Association, Washington, September 3, Discussant, Promoting Democracy in Divided Societies, by Valerie Bunce, American Political Science Task Force on Difference and Inequality in the Developing World, University of Virginia, April 23, Panel member, Paradigms and Prognostications: International Relations in the Next Presidential Administration and Its Implications for IR Theory, annual meeting of the Virginia Political Science Association, Old Dominion University, December 4, Causal Mechanisms of the Democratic Peace (discussant), meeting of the European Consortium on Political Research, Marburg, Germany, September 20, Case Studies of the Democratic Peace: What Can (Can t) We Learn? Annual meeting of the International Studies Association, Portland, Ore., February 27, When Does America Promote Authoritarianism? Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, August 30, Internal Institutions and External Alliances: The Catholic and Protestant Leagues in the Holy Roman Empire, Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, September 2, Discussant, panel on Questioning the Liberal Peace, annual meeting of the International Studies Association, Los Angeles, March 13-16, Regime Type Matters: Internal Institutions and External Alignments. Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, Atlanta, September 3, If Regime Type Doesn t Matter, Why Do States Export Regimes? Annual meeting of the International Studies Association, Washington, February 19, Pieces of Stable Peace: A Pessimistic Constructivism. Third Pan-European International Relations Conference, Vienna, September 16, 1998.
10 John M. Owen 10 Pessimistic Constructivism. Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, Boston, September 4, Should America Spread Democracy? Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, Boston, September 5, Why Do States Impose Domestic Regimes? The Power of Internal Legitimacy Struggles. Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., August 30, The Democratic Peace Literature: An Evaluation. Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., August 28, How Liberal States Come to Trust Another. Second Pan-European Conference on International Relations, Paris, September 15, How Do Liberal States Identify One Another? Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, Chicago, September 2, Is the Democratic Peace a Matter of Luck? American Diplomatic Crises, Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, Washington, September 2, Whose Tyranny? Constitutionalism, Democracy, and the War of Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, September 4, COURSES TAUGHT Graduate: Core Seminar on International Relations; Empire, Hegemony, and Leadership; Proseminar in International Relations and Comparative Politics. Undergraduate: Introduction to International Relations; U.S. Foreign Policy; Empire, Hegemony, and Leadership; Honors Seminar on International Relations Theory. Combined: Nationalism and World Politics; Military Force in International Relations. FORMER GRADUATE STUDENTS Kyle Lascurettes (Lewis & Clark College tenure-track) Brandon Yoder (Old Dominion University tenure-track) Kyle Haynes (Webster University tenure-track) Ana Alves (Lee University tenure-track) Davis Brown (Maryville University) Charles W. Walldorf (Wake Forest University tenured) Spencer Bakich (Sweetbriar College tenured) Mark L. Haas (Duquesne University tenured) Inhan Kim (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs tenure-track) Stacie Pettyjohn (RAND Corporation) Evan Montgomery (Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments) David Kearn (St. John s University tenure-track) Robert Saldin (University of Montana tenure-track) Stephen Marrin (James Madison University tenured) Hilde Restad (Bjørknes College, Oslo)
11 John M. Owen 11 Beken Saatçioğlu (Istanbul Kemerburgaz University tenure-track) Umut Uzer (Istanbul Technical University permanent) OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Chair, International History and Politics Division, American Political Science Association annual meeting, San Francisco, September 3-6, Selection Committee, Kluge / National Endowment for the Humanities fellows, Library of Congress, Washington, January 28, Chair, Research Advisory Board, Qualitative Data Repository, Maxwell School, Syracuse University, Member, Editorial Board, Security Studies, Consultant, CENTRA Technologies, Arlington, Va., May 6, Fellow, Religious Freedom Project, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, & World Affairs, Georgetown University, Planned and co-chaired History, Method, and the Future of Security Studies, a conference cosponsored by the Miller Center of Public Affairs, the Consortium on Qualitative Research Methods (Syracuse University), and Security Studies, September 26-27, Guest, Virginia Insight, WMRA-FM public radio, Harrisonburg, Va., January 19, Chair, workshops on ideological struggles in the Muslim world and Western history, Brookings Institution (November 16, 2011, and April 27, 2012) and Heritage Foundation (October 11, 2012). Planned and chaired From Clinton to Bush to Obama: What Have We Learned about Presidents and Foreign Policy? a conference co-sponsored by the Miller Center of Public Affairs and Security Studies, University of Virginia, October 29-30, Delegate to conference on Arab States at the Crossroads, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Bellagio, Italy, October 5-6, Discussant, workshop on Ideas and Rising Powers, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, May 20-21, Speaker, Fourth Annual American Studies Colloquium for Brazilian University Faculty, Porto Alegre, Brazil, July 6-13, 2007 (sponsored by the International Information Programs bureau, U.S. Department of State). Vice President, International History and Politics Section, American Political Science Association (2006-7). Chair, Jervis-Schroeder Book Award, Section on International History and Politics, American Political Science Association, 2006 (for books published in 2005).
12 John M. Owen 12 Co-organized and -chaired Religion, Secularism, and the End of the West, Working Conference of the Center on Religion and Democracy (UVa), Laxenburg, Austria, June 3, Participants included José Casanova, Jean Bethke Elshtain, William Galston, Nilüfer Göle, Slavica Jakelic, Marcín Krol, James Kurth, Michael Nazir-Ali, David Novak, Sylvia Poggioli, and Olivier Roy. Guest on Odyssey, Chicago Public Radio (live), February 24, Subject: Europe and International Affairs. Discussant, Peacekeepers as Signals, by Page Fortna and Lisa Martin, Festschrift Conference in honor of Robert O. Keohane, Princeton University, February 17-19, Member, Editorial Board, International Security, Member, consulting group on Responses to U.S. Primacy, National Intelligence Council (G. John Ikenberry, chair), Occasional guest, WCHV talk radio, Charlottesville. Occasional guest, WVIR-TV news, Charlottesville. Co-editor of special issue on America in the World, The Hedgehog Review 5, no. 1 (Spring 2003). Plural Causality and War. Workshop at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, April 25, Discussant, conference on Democracy and the Use of Force, University of Minnesota, May Referee for American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, International Security, World Politics, Journal of Peace Research, International Studies Quarterly, International Politics, International Organization, Security Studies, Social Science Quarterly, Cornell University Press, Cambridge University Press, Princeton University Press, Earhart Foundation, National Science Foundation. ACADEMIC SERVICE Chair, Research Advisory Board, Qualitative Data Repository, Maxwell School, Syracuse University (2014-). Chair, Search Committee to hire a Taylor Professor of Politics ( ). Member, Search Committee, Dean of Arts and Sciences ( ). Member, Peer Review Committee, Department of Politics ( ). Faculty Advisory Committee, Security & Justice Track, Global Studies Major (2014). Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on the potential promotion and tenure of Todd Sechser (2013). Search Committee to hire a Taylor Professor of Politics (2013). Member, Jefferson Scholars Foundation Graduate Fellows Selection Committee (2013).
13 John M. Owen 13 Member, Jefferson Scholars Undergraduate Advisory Committee ( ). Director, Politics Honors Program (August 2009 July 2011). Jefferson Scholars Undergraduate Program Faculty Advisory Committee (January 2010 June 2011). Member, Senior International Relations Search Committee (for Newman Chair to replace Kenneth W. Thompson), University of Virginia, fall Resulting in the hiring of David Leblang. Coordinator, Ph.D. comprehensive examinations in international relations, University of Virginia, 2006, May 2008, May 2009, August 2010, August Co-Chair, International Relations Self-Study Group, Department of Politics ( ). Chair, International Relations Search Committee, Department of Politics, University of Virginia, fall Resulted in the hiring of Todd Sechser. Undergraduate director, Department of Politics (formerly Government and Foreign Affairs), University of Virginia, summer 2002 summer 2006; fall Undergraduate and graduate advisor, Department of Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia, (currently advisor to four students, reader to eight). Lower-division advisor, University of Virginia, , Government and Foreign Affairs Chair selection committee, University of Virginia, Member, Senior American Politics search committee, University of Virginia, Resulted in the hiring of Sidney Milkis. Updated on August 4, 2015.