David Patrick Houghton, Ph.D.

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Professor National Security Affairs
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Biography

I'm a British-American academic and a Professor of National Security Affairs. My books include 'Losing An Empire, Finding A Role' (second edition with David Sanders, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), 'The Decision Point' (Oxford University Press, 2012) and 'A Citizen's Guide to American Foreign Policy' (Routledge, 2013). I have published academic articles in journals such as the British Journal of Political Science, Political Psychology, Security Studies, Terrorism and Political Violence, Foreign Policy Analysis and Journal of Cold War Studies. I previously taught at the Universities of Pittsburgh, Central Florida, Essex and King's College London.

Areas of Expertise

  • Foreign Policy

Professional Highlights

2016

Professor of National Security Affairs

2017

Professor of National Security Affairs

Education

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Political Science

M.A., University of Pittsburgh, Political Science

B.A. (Hons), University of Sheffield, Politics

Research Contributions

'Losing An Empire, Finding A Role'
Second edition with David Sanders, Palgrave Macmillan
2017

'The Decision Point'
Oxford University Press
2011

'A Citizen's Guide to American Foreign Policy'
Routledge
2013

'Political Psychology: Situations, Individuals, and Cases'
Routledge
2009

'U.S. Foreign Policy and the Iran Hostage Crisis'
Cambridge University Press
2001

News, Media, & Events

U.S. Naval War College Graduation: November 2018

Nov. 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Year of the Gray Wolf: The Rise of Turkey’s New Ultranationalism

Jul. 16, 2018
War On The Rocks
Article Publication

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