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David Mislan

Assistant Professor
School of International Service

  • David Bell Mislan joined the SIS faculty in 2011 and is assistant professor in the U.S. foreign policy program. His teaching and research interests are foreign policy analysis, international security, and qualitative methods. Dr. Mislan’s most recent book, Enemies of the American Way: Identity and Presidential Foreign Policymaking (Continuum, 2012) investigates the relationship between how U.S. presidents define American identity and how they conceptualize threats to national security. His most recent article (with Philip A. Streich) on natural disasters and armed conflict will appear in Global Change, Peace, and Security in February 2014. In addition to his teaching and research, Dr. Mislan is the faculty advisor for the American University International Relations Society (AMIRS) and the coach of AU’s Model UN team.
  • Degrees

    Ph.D., Rutgers (Political Science), M.A., Johns Hopkins (Government), B.A. Rutgers (History)
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