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Department of Politics and International Studies

Professor Jonathan Mercer

Ph.D. Political Science Department, Columbia University, 1993. M.I.A. School of International and Public Affairs, 1987. BA Political Science, Oberlin College, 1982.

Overview

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Professor Jonathan Mercer

Biography

Guest researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen (2005-2006)
Associate Professor, University of Washington, 1999-
Assistant Professor, University of Washington, 1996-1998

Co-director, UW International Security Colloquium (since 2000).
Placement (2010-2012) 2011 PhD Committees: Eastin (chair), Seibel (chair), Zech (chair), Hsu, Cockrell, Zhang (Harvard)
2011 Masters Committees: d'Ambruoso, Pryor.

FELLOWSHIPS and AWARDS


UW Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
Visiting Fellow, Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard (1998-1999).
Edgar S. Furniss Book Award for an exceptional contribution to international security (1996).
Social Science Research Council-MacArthur Foundation Fellow on Peace & Security (1994-1996).

EDITORIAL BOARDS AND OTHER SERVICE


Editorial board member, Security Studies.
Advisory board, Theory Section, ISA
Board member of the Committee for the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy.
Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford (1993-1994).
Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for International Relations, UCLA (1992-1993).
Pre-doctoral Fellow, Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard (1990-1992).
Institute for the Study of World Politics Fellow (1989-90).

Teaching

Undergraduate


Introduction to International Relations (large lecture)
International Security (large lecture)
Political Psychology of War and Deterrence (seminar)
War and Deterrence (seminar)


Graduate


Introduction to International Relations Theory
International Security
Political Psychology of Conflict & Cooperation
Beliefs and International Politics