- PhD, American University
- Dr. Peter Howard focuses on US foreign policy and international security. He studies how the implementation of foreign policy programs produces rule-based regional security regimes, conducting research in Estonia on NATO Expansion and US Military Exchange programs and South Korea on nuclear negotiations with North Korea.
Grants and Sponsored Research
- IREX Grant (Estonia)
- "Why Not Invade North Korea? Threats, Language Games and US Foreign Policy," International Studies Quarterly 48:4 (December 2004).
- "The Growing Role of States in US Foreign Policy: The Case of the State Partnership Program," International Studies Perspectives 5:2 (May 2004).
- "Spending on Private White House Pollsters: Carter to Clinton," Public Opinion Quarterly 66:4 (Winter 2002). Co-author: Shoon Murray.
- "Canada's Constructivist Foreign Policy: Building Norms for Peace," Canadian Foreign Policy Journal 8:1 (Fall 2000). Co-author: Reina Neufeldt.
- "International States," State Government News, October 2003.
- "United States and Europe Experience Continental Drift," Foreign Policy in Focus, May 22, 2003.
- "Endgames: Washington, UN and Europe," Foreign Policy in Focus, February 28, 2002.
- "Rice Holds a Different Worldview," The Baltimore Sun. December 21, 2000.
- "NATO Transformed," Demokratizatsiya The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 8:2 (Spring 2000), pages 271-273 (book review).
- "Balance of Power," "Deterrence," "Great Powers," "International Organizations," "International Political Economy," and "United Nations," Encarta Encyclopedia 2005.
Dr. Howard’s research examines issues of international security, with a focus on U.S. Foreign Policy.