Jacek Kugler

Jacek Kugler

Ph.D in Political Science, University of Michigan
Elisabeth Helm Rosecrans Professor of International Relations

LOCATION Harper East 216
EMAIL Jacek.kugler@cgu.edu
PHONE 909.621.8690



Teaching & Research Interests
War, peace, deterrence, political economy, economic development, formal decision making, power transition theory, political demography

Jacek Kugler is the Elisabeth Helm Rosecrans Professor of Internatioanal Relations in the Department of Politics and Policy, School of Politics and Economics. He is the past Editor of International Interactions and past President of International Studies Association, and Peace Science Society. He founded the Sentia Group Inc. dedicated to the formal study of decision making, policy analysis and advice. He has been a consultant to the IMF, the World Bank, State Department, Department of Defense and a number of U.S agencies and private businesses. His research was funded among others by NSF, DARPA, and the Ford Foundation. Through extensive publications on the causes and consequences of war, he has forged a reputation for innovative formal modeling and empirical analysis. His extensions of the theory of power transition explain the initiation of World War I and II and account for peaceful relations among major powers during the Cold War. 

Curriculum Vitae

PP 400 World Politics
PP 430 Perspectives on War and Peace
PP 480 Intro to Methods
PP 408 Seminar in World Politics


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