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Matt Zierler

Matt Zierler

Associate Professor of International Relations

An expert in U.S. foreign policy, international security, international relations theory, international law and international cooperation.

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Area of Expertise

International Relations Libya France Terrorism Turkey Foreign Policy

Biography

An expert in U.S. foreign policy, international security, international relations theory, international law and international cooperation. Can discuss the recent terrorism attacks around the world, including Nice, France.

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Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison: Ph.D., Political Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison: M.A., Political Science

The George Washington University: B.A., International Affairs

Selected Press

Did Donald Trump break the presidency? | Opinion

Detroit Free Press | 2017-08-18

If you're someone who's hoped that soon, things will be back to normal -- whether that means President Donald Trump settles into office and becomes a more conventional president, or whether he's shown the door -- a previous normal that didn't involve a president whose campaign is suspected of Russian collusion, who nods to neo-Nazism and white supremacy, and gins up nuclear threats seemingly because, I don't know, it's Tuesday, get right off that.

Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (2/3/2017)

The Chronicle of Higher Education | 2017-01-29

Matthew Zierler, an associate professor, to associate dean of the honors college at Michigan State University.

Matt Zierler: Take a Leap

MSU Today | 2015-09-30

While I was always interested in history and current events, the first sense that I would make a career in international affairs came during my freshman year of high school. I was in my first year studying the German language in 1989 – the same year the Berlin Wall came down.