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Russell A. Burgos, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

Division: Social Science Division
Office: Appleby Center (APC) 252
Phone: (310) 506-7952
Fax: (310) 506-7271

  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005
  • M.A., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999
  • M.A., National Security Studies, George Washington University, 1993
  • B.A., English, Loyola University, Chicago, 1986
  • International Relations
  • American People and Politics
  • Ethics and International Politics
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • "My Last Lecture Award," UCLA Alumni Scholars Club, 2012
  • Non-Senate Faculty Professional Development Grant, Non-Senate Faculty Professional Development Grant, UCLA Office of Faculty Diversity and Development, 2011
  • Association of Borderlands Studies, 2011
  • U.S. Army War College, External Research Associate Grant, 2009
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars, 2004
  • International Studies Association, 2000
  • American Political Science Association, 1997
Academic Interests:
  • American National Security and Foreign Policy
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Globalization and Conflict
  • International Relations theory
  • International Security
  • Non-Traditional Security Studies
  • Regional Security in the Persian Gulf and Arab Middle East
Selected Works:
  • [Forthcoming] From the Potomac to the Tigris: The United States and Iraq from Wilson to Obama (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield) (Contracted manuscript--awaiting galleys), 2013
  • "Hedley Bull," "Mohammad El-Baradei," "Bertrand Russell," "Jodi Williams," in Arms Control: History, Theory, and Policy, vol. 1, Robert E. Williams, Jr. and Paul R. Viotti, eds. (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, LLC), 2012
  • "Origins of Regime Change: Ideapolitik on the Long Road to Baghdad, 1993-2000," Security Studies, vol. 17, no. 2, 2008