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Matthew Timmerman Adjunct Instructor School of International Service

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MPhil, American University; MPP, American University in Cairo; BA, Denison University

Matthew's research examines the triggers of global conflict. His work is in the sub-discipline of security studies and focuses primarily on the political factors that cause governments to militarily intervene into the civil wars of other states. Matthew’s other areas of interest include foreign policy decision-making and national security strategy. His writing appears with Global Studies Quarterly, H-Diplo, the Atlantic Council, and various newspapers. He has experience as a journalist and political risk analyst.
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Spring 2021

  • SISU-306 Adv Int'l Studies Research: Unpack Motive/Case Study Analy

Summer 2021

  • SISU-196 Selected Topics:non-Recurring: Int'l Business & Global Econ