I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Affairs at the University of North Georgia - The Military College of Georgia (UNG). UNG is one of six senior military colleges located in the United States.
My teaching and research interests are broadly focused on the fields of international relations and comparative politics. Particular areas of interest include maritime crime, secessionist movements, political psychology, and terrorism.
At present, I have several active research topics. The first, investigates political-economic conditions that favor the emergence and demise of outbreaks of maritime crime. The second, is focused on systematic drivers that impact the viability of secessionist movements in Western Europe.
This site provides information regarding the classes I teach, as well as my research and data collection projects.