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Costel Calin

Office: Engleman C-232C  
Phone: (203) 392-6038   
E-mail: calinc1@southernct.edu

EDUCATION

PhD, University of Tennessee
MA, Jackson State University
BS, University Politehnica of Bucharest 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

(2016) “Diplomatic Amateurs or Qualified Professionals? Profiling the American Ambassador”. With Kathy Fitzpatrick. White House Studies 13(4): 387-402

(2015) “Predicting Revolt: Fragility Indexes and the Level of Violence and Instability in the Arab Spring.” With Kevin Buterbaugh and Theresa Marchant-Shapiro. Terrorism and Political Violence 0: 1-26

(2015) “The Sources of Presidential Foreign Policy Decision-Making: Executive Experience and Militarized Interstate Conflicts.” With Brandon Prins. International Journal of Peace Studies 20(1): 17-34

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

European Politics, Diplomacy, Politics of Development, Interstate Conflicts

COURSES

PSC 150 - Thinking about Politics
PSC 200 - Political Change and Conflict
PSC 301 - Russian Politics and Government
PSC 304 - Japan and other developed countries in Asia
PSC 307 - Middle East Politics
PSC 310 - Comparative Public Policy
PSC 311 - European Politics
PSC 331 - International Organizations
PSC 475 - Capstone Seminar
PSC 508 - Seminar Middle East Politics
PSC 545 - Russia and Post-Soviet Space