An expert in U.S. foreign policy, international security, international relations theory, international law and international cooperation. Can discuss the recent terrorism attacks around the world, including Nice, France.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison: Ph.D., Political Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison: M.A., Political Science
The George Washington University: B.A., International Affairs
Did Donald Trump break the presidency? | Opinion
Detroit Free Press online
If you're someone who's hoped that soon, things will be back to normal -- whether that means President Donald Trump settles into office and becomes a more conventional president, or whether he's shown the door -- a previous normal that didn't involve a president whose campaign is suspected of Russian collusion, who nods to neo-Nazism and white supremacy, and gins up nuclear threats seemingly because, I don't know, it's Tuesday, get right off that.
Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (2/3/2017)
The Chronicle of Higher Education online
Matthew Zierler, an associate professor, to associate dean of the honors college at Michigan State University.
Matt Zierler: Take a Leap
MSU Today online
While I was always interested in history and current events, the first sense that I would make a career in international affairs came during my freshman year of high school. I was in my first year studying the German language in 1989 – the same year the Berlin Wall came down.
Journal Articles (1)
The Unipolar Concert: The North-South Divide Trumps Transatlantic DifferencesWorld Policy Journal
Mohammed Ayoob and Matthew Zierler
2005 An article in the New York Times on the eve of the 2004 US presidential election began by asserting that the predominant view in Europe seemed to be that" no matter who wins... the consequences for American-European relations will be bad" and that neither France nor Germany, the linchpins of the Continent's transatlantic relationship, would be willing to come to the aid of the United States in Iraq regardless of the outcome. 1 Analyses such as this one tend to portray Americas relations with major European powers in one-dimensional terms …