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Lucas Dolan International Relations (PhD)

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B.A. Hamline University (summa cum laude)

MPhil American University

Languages Spoken
English and German
Favorite Place in Washington DC
Lincoln Memorial
Book Currently Reading
First They Took Rome: How the Populist Right Conquered Italy, by David Broder
Lucas Dolan conducts research at the juncture of international relations and contentious politics. In his dissertation, this takes the form of exploring 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.

During the course of his graduate studies, Lucas has been a Kathryn Davis Fellow for Peace at the Middlebury College Summer Language Schools and held affiliations with the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right, Université Libre de Bruxelles (CEVIPOL), the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, and the American University Center for Latin American and Latino Studies. For more information, visit Lucas's personal website: or follow him on Twitter: @mrldolan


Spring 2021

  • SISU-280 Global/Comparative Governance