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International Affairs

Matt Scroggs

Visiting Assistant Professor


International relations, security, coercive diplomacy, American foreign policy


IA 212: American Foreign Policy

IA 290: Middle East Politics

CORE 121: Numbers (Politics of Numbers)


“Ballots and Blackmail: Coercive Diplomacy and the Democratic Peace.” With Michael Poznansky. International Studies Quarterly 60.4 (2016): 731-741.
“How leaders’ experiences and rebellion shape military recruitment during civil war.” With Sabrina Karim and Suparna Chaudhry. Journal of Peace Research Forthcoming.

Academic Credentials

PhD University of Virginia (Politics)

MA University of Chicago (International Relations)

BA University of Washington (International Studies / Political Science)

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Matt Scroggs Visiting Assistant Professor

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