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"Rent and Repression in Peacekeeper-Contributing Countries" presented by Prof. Jon Caverley (US Naval War College)

When: Friday, November 17, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central

Where: Scott Hall, Room 212, 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free. Lunch will be provided.

Contact: J. "FRANKY" Matisek   719.648.0141

Group: War & Society Working Group (Buffett Institute)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Jonathan Caverley, (Ph.D. Political Science, University of Chicago) is an Associate Professor of strategy in the Strategic & Operational Research Department of the Naval War College’s Center for Naval Warfare Studies and a Research Scientist in Political Science and Security Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a former US Naval Officer and was a Professor in the Political Science department at Northwestern University from 2009 to 2014. Dr. Caverley’s current research identifies incentives at the international and domestic levels for increased defense effort and militarized conflict, with an emphasis on U.S. foreign policy. He is currently examining how states use the international arms trade and training of foreign militaries as tools of influence. He has published one book Democratic Militarism: Voting, Wealth, and War (Cambridge University Press, 2014) and has published in International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Peace Research, International Security, Security Studies, and Journal of Conflict Resolution.

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