Nicholas Anderson

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Nicholas Anderson

John O. Rankin Assistant Professor of International Affairs; Interim Director, MA International Affairs

Full-time Faculty

Department: MA International Affairs


Office Phone: 202-994-1506
1957 E St. NW, Office #501J Washington, D.C. 20052

Nicholas Anderson is Assistant Professor of International Affairs and Interim Director of the Master of Arts International Affairs Program. His research and teaching interests include great power politics, territorial conflict and expansion, conventional military operations, and East Asian international relations. He previously held fellowships at the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies at the Elliott School, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, the MacMillan Center Program on Japanese Politics and Diplomacy at Yale University, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. His research and other writings have been published in International Security, International Interactions, Political Science Quarterly, The Washington Quarterly, Strategic Studies Quarterly, the Australian Journal of International Affairs, and International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, among other outlets. He received a Ph.D. in political science from Yale University.

Ph.D., Yale University
M.A., Georgetown University
B.A., University of British Columbia

IAFF 6101: International Affairs Cornerstone

IAFF 6186: Cyberspace, Conflict and War

IAFF 6186: Great Power Competition

IAFF 6186: The Analysis of Military Operations