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Department of Political Science

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Ph.D., Political Science, Duke University

M.A., Political Science, Duke University


International Relations
Political Methodology


International Security War and Conflict American Foreign Policy Political Methodology

Giacomo Chiozza

Associate Professor

Giacomo Chiozza is a student and scholar of International Relations and International Security. He is an expert on the study of attitudes towards U.S. power and the study of political leaders in conflict processes. He is the author of Anti-Americanism and the American World Order (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009). His most recent book, Leaders and International Conflict, co-authored with H.E. Goemans, is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. Professor Chiozza teaches undergraduate courses on U.S. National Security and the U.S. role in global politics, graduate seminars on International Security as well as the required graduate course on Research Design. Before joining Vanderbilt, he was a faculty member in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley; and earlier, a post-doctoral fellow at the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies at Harvard University. In 2008-09 he served as a member of the American Political Science Association Presidential Task Force on U.S. Standing in World Politics.



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