Paul J. Smith, Ph.D.

Professor National Security Affairs
Paul J. Smith Photo


Dr. Paul J. Smith joined the National Security Affairs department in July 2006 and teaches the International Security sub-course. His research focuses on transnational security issues and the international politics of East Asia.

Areas of Expertise

  • Asia-Pacific

Professional Highlights


Professor, National Security Affairs


Ph.D., University of Hawaii, 2005, Political Science

J.D., University of Hawaii, 1993

M.A., University of London, 1989, SOAS

B.A., Washington & Lee University, 1987

Research Contributions and Publications

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