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Matthew Timmerman PHD.INRL

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MPP, American University in Cairo; BA, Denison University

Matthew's research examines the domestic triggers of international conflict. His work is in the subdiscipline of security studies and focuses on three topics. How foreign political threats cause leaders to use force abroad. The link between domestic revolutions and interstate conflict. Scenarios where leaders use war to signal toughness to their domestic constituents. Matthew’s writing appears with the Middle East Review of Public Policy and Administration, the Atlantic Council, and various newspapers. He has experience as an Arabic fellow, journalist, and global affairs writer.