Matt Scroggs

Assistant Professor with Term

JR Howard 303B, MSC: 36


International relations, security, coercive diplomacy, Middle East politics, American foreign policy

Academic Credentials

PhD University of Virginia (Politics)

MA University of Chicago (International Relations)

BA University of Washington (International Studies / Political Science)


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.