- MPhil American University
B.A. Hamline University (summa cum laude)
- Languages Spoken
- English, Spanish, and German
- Favorite Spot on Campus
- The tables outside the Dav on a spring day.
- Favorite Place in Washington DC
- Lincoln Memorial
- Book Currently Reading
- The Life and Times of Liberal Democracy by C.B. Macpherson
Lucas Dolan conducts research at the juncture of international relations and contentious politics. In his dissertation, he explores the role of transnational social networks in the spread, mobilization, and success of radical right-wing populist movements in Europe and the United States. Dolan is also interested in social theory, philosophy of science, relational sociology, and their applications to international studies.
His writings have appeared at International Studies Quarterly, Foreign Policy, Public Seminar, and Duck of Minerva.
During the course of his graduate studies, Dolan has taught courses at SIS, at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, and at the DC Central Correctional Facility through Georgetown University's Prison Scholars Program.
He has held affiliations with the Illiberalism Studies Program at George Washington University, the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR), Université Libre de Bruxelles (CEVIPOL), the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Kathryn Davis Fellow for Peace at the Middlebury College and the American University Center for Latin American and Latino Studies.
For more information, visit Lucas's personal website and follow him on Twitter .
SISU-419 Senior Capstone: Int'l Studies: Rise/Resurgence of Nationalism