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Christopher Rudolph

Associate Professor School of International Service

Christopher Rudolph has expertise in the areas of national security, international political economy, international migration, ethnic conflict, and international law. His work has appeared in the American Political Science Review, International Organization, Security Studies, and International Studies Review. He is the author of "National Security and Immigration" (Stanford University Press, 2006). Professor Rudolph previously taught at Georgetown University, UCLA, and the University of Southern California. He has been awarded research fellowships from the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton, the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford, the Center for International Studies at USC, the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies at UCSD, and the Institute for the Study of World Politics in Washington, D.C.

Degrees

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

Office
SIS-School of Intl Service
SIS - 326
Contact Info
(202) 885-1686 (Office)

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For the Media
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Teaching

  • Spring 2016

    • SIS-619 Special Studies in Int'l Pol: Migration and Security
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    • SISU-380 Topics in Global & Comp Govern: Pol of Intl Criminal Courts
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  • Summer 2016

    • SISU-310 Topics Peace/Glb Sec/Con Res: Migration and Security
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  • Fall 2016

    • SIS-619 Special Studies in Int'l Pol: Power/Prin Int Criminal Courts
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    • SISU-310 Topics Peace/Glb Sec/Con Res: Migration and Security
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Research Interests

Dr. Rudolph's areas of expertise are national security, international political economy, international migration, ethnic conflict, and international law.

Executive Experience

  • Former Editor, UCLA Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs

Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Research Fellowship, Center for Globalization and Governance, Princeton University
  • Research Fellowship, Center for International Studies, University of Southern California
  • Research Fellowship, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies at the World University of California at San Diego
  • Research Fellowship, Institute for Study of World Politics

AU Expert

Area of Expertise: Immigration and border policy, international migration, nationalism and ethnic conflict, globalization

Additional Information: Christopher Rudolph
has expertise in the areas of national security, international political economy, international migration, ethnic conflict, and international law. His work has appeared in the leading peer-reviewed journals in political science, including the American Political Science Review (2003), International Organization (2001), Security Studies (2004), and International Studies Review (2005). His book, National Security and Immigration (Stanford University Press, 2006), examines state responses to international migration in the context of the security environment. Before coming to the School of International Service, Rudolph taught at Georgetown University, UCLA, and the University of Southern California. He has been awarded research fellowships from the Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University, the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, the Center for International Studies at the University of Southern California, the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies at the University of California–San Diego, and the Institute for the Study of World Politics in Washington, D.C. He has served on the editorial board of the UCLA Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs, and also edited a special issue of the journal titled, “Reconsidering Immigration in an Integrating World ” (3:2, 1998). Rudolph is a dedicated and innovative teacher who involves students in research areas that are of emerging importance in the context of globalization.

Media Relations
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