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Andrew Spath Senior Professorial Lecturer Politics, Governance & Economics

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

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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).
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