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Andrew Spath Sr Professorial Lecturer School of International Service

Contact
Send email to Andrew Spath
(202) 885-6208 (Office)
SIS - School of International Service
East Quad Bldg - 206A
T/F 10:30a - 12:00p & by appt.
Additional Positions at AU
Director, Model G20 Initiative
Director, American University International Relations Society (AMIRS)
Degrees
Ph.D., Political Science, Rutgers University; MA, Political Science, Rutgers University; BA, Political Science & Near Eastern Languages & Cultures, Indiana University

Languages Spoken
Arabic
Bio
Dr. Andrew Spath is a Senior Professorial Lecturer in Comparative & Regional Studies and Research Methods. His teaching and research focus on politics of the Middle East, authoritarianism, protest and repression, research methods, and simulations. He has conducted extensive field research in the Middle East with Fulbright IIE, Fulbright Hays, and Boren fellowships. Professor Spath is Director of Model International Organizations at AU. He co-founded and directs the Model G20 Initiative and oversees the American University International Relations Society (AMIRS) and the top-ranked Model UN team. Dr. Spath specializes in simulation design and implementation, and has consulted for a range of organizations including the World Bank and the National Democratic Institute. Professor Spath is also a Fellow in the Middle East Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI).
See Also
personal website
For the Media
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Teaching

Spring 2020

  • SIS-600 Int'l Affairs Stats & Methods

  • SISU-215 Contemporary Middle East

Summer 2020

  • SIS-600 Int'l Affairs Stats & Methods

  • SIS-600 Int'l Affairs Stats & Methods

Fall 2020

  • SIS-672 Frameworks of Comp & Reg Stds

  • SIS-672 Frameworks of Comp & Reg Stds