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Graduate Students

​Offices for graduate students in the Department of Political Science and International Relations are located on the third floor of Smith Hall, 333. Graduate students in 333 Smith Hall may be reached by telephone at four numbers: 831-6450, 831-6451, 831-6452, or 831-6453.

PhD Students

Ibrahim Enes Aksu Comparative Politics, Middle East Politics, Secularism, Islamic Political Thought

Daniel Arbucias Energy Relations, US Diplomacy, IR Theory, Global Security

Ahmet Ates Intelligence, National Security, International Security, American Foreign Policy

Emmanuel Balogun International Organizations, Comparative Regionalism, African Politics

Piotr Bielinski Politics of Ukraine and Russia, Transatlantic Relations, US Foreign Policy, International Security

Ángela Bohórquez Oviedo Power, Feminist IR, Latin American Politics and Cultural Studies 

Serkan Bulut Ethnic Conflict and Conflict Management, American Foreign Policy, International Relations Theory, Global Security

Justin Collier Nationalism, East Asia Politics, Public Opinion, Online Activism

Olga Gerasimenko International Relations, National Security, East Asia

Michael Habegger IR Theory, English School

Isa Haskologlu Hybrid War, Terrorism, Middle East and Africa

Zachary Jackson American Political Behavior, American Legal System, Political Theory

Andrew Jenks I R Theory, Identity, Disability Politics

Xinhui Jiang IR Theory, Terrorism, Middle East Politics

Samantha Kelley Human Trafficking, Refugee Law, Migration and Security, Gender

Sophie le Blanc Migration, Clothing Industry, Workers Rights, Feminist Theory, International Relations Theory

Tobias Lemke Classical Political Thought, IR Theory, Realism, English School

Jing Li Comparative Politics, Chinese PolitIcs and East Asia Study

Rifat Binte Lutful International Relations, International Security, International Organization, International Political Economy, Islam in Global Affairs, Feminist IR theory

Cheryl Mariani US Foreign Policy, Middle East Politics, Security, Islam and Technology

Charles Mays American Politics, U.K. Politics, Institutions, Political Culture, Nationalism, LGBT Politics, Monarchies

Hayley Morrill International Security, American Foreign Policy and Middle Eastern Studies focusing on the history of the region and interactions with the United States

Anna Nuzzolese Environmental Politics, Conflict Management & Reconstruction, Astropolitics

Kelsey Obringer Environmental Politics, Global Politics, Human Rights and Constitutional Law

Faith Okpotor US Foreign Policy (Africa), International Politics, International Security

Maurice Rapp American Foreign Policy, International Security, Latin American Politics

Victoria Sanchez International Security, Nuclear Proliferation, Conflict Management, Disaster Management

Michael Smith Migration policy, global governance, and the politics of the Eastern Mediterranean

Christian Soler Political Geography, World Cities, World-Systems Analysis

Soojin Song Asia, International Governance, Political Economy and Economic Development sjsong@ud

Busra Soylemez Political Economy of Development, Political Theory, Social Justice, Middle Eastern Politics

Luisa Torres National Security, Terrorism, Counter-terrorism Policies, Comparative Politics, Individual Liberties and Rights

Enes Tuzgen IR Theory, Middle East Politics, Political Theory, Turkish Foreign Policy

Kristin Vandenbelt Comparative Economic Integration, Latin American Politics, European Union

Susan Weaver Feminist IR and Peacebuilding, Conflict Analysis and Prevention, Post-Conflict Reconstruction

Sumeyra Yildirim Identity, Religion, Culture, Immigration sumeyray@udel.ed

Pavel Zakovorotnyy Comparative Foreign Policy, European Union, Sovereignty, Grassroots Democracy

MA Students

Saloni Sharma International Organization, International Relations and Global Governance

Christopher Tharp Constitutional Law, Human Rights and Social Justice, American Foreign Policy and Political Economy

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Graduate Students
  • Department of Political Science and International Relations
  • 347 Smith Hall, 18 Amstel Ave, Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-2355; Fax: 302-831-4452
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