Profile
David Sylvan

David SYLVAN

Director of Research
PROFESSOR, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS/POLITICAL SCIENCE
Spoken languages
English, French
Areas of expertise
  • Cold War
  • Foreign policies
  • Military occupation
  • NATO and alliance relations
  • State-building
  • Transatlantic relations
  • Urban questions

PROFILE
 

PhD, Yale University 
Faculty member since 1991, Dr Sylvan previously taught at the University of Minnesota and at Syracuse University. He works on international political economy issues (notably on world cities); on international relations theory (particularly on the rules of the Westphalian system); on foreign policy analysis (writings on the continuity of US policy toward client states and enemies); and on methodology (qualitative methods; computational models). He recently co-authored US Foreign Policy in Perspective (2009).

 

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