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Paul B. Fritz

Associate Professor of Political Science


Degrees

PHD, 2006, Ohio State Univ Columbus; MA, 2002, Ohio State Univ Columbus; BA, 1997, Ohio State Univ Columbus


Bio

Paul Fritz, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. He received his B.A. from the University of Dayton (1997) and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Ohio State University (2002, 2006). He arrived at Hofstra in 2007 after serving as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for International Studies at the University of Southern California 2006-2007. Professor Fritz specializes in international relations, with concentrations on international security and US foreign and defense policy. His research and teaching interests also include international relations theory, international organization, war termination, and post-conflict stability.

Professor Fritz's current research focus is on the problems states face after emerging victorious in war. He is working on a book manuscript based on his dissertation, Prudence in Victory, which examines the question of how states can most effectively promote postwar stability after victory. Professor Fritz has previously conducted research on alliance formation, which was published in The Journal of Politics and International Interactions.

Professor Fritz teaches Introduction to International Relations, American Foreign Policy, and US Defense and Technology Policy and plans to develop a course on Political Violence and Terrorism as well as others related to his research interests. Prior to arriving at Hofstra, Professor Fritz taught at the Ohio State University as a Graduate Teaching Associate and Lecturer from 2001-2006 where he received the Henry R. Spencer Award for Distinguished Teaching in the Department of Political Science in 2002 and the university-wide Graduate Associate Teaching Award for 2002-2003.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
INTD 003A INTRSHP: US REP KATHLEEN RICE Undergraduate
PPPS 150A PERSPECTIVES ON 2016 ELECTN Undergraduate
PSC 100 HONORS ESSAY Undergraduate
PSC 113 TECH & DEFENSE POLICY Undergraduate
PSC 134 AMER FOREIGN POLICY Undergraduate
PSC 135 INTERNATNL POLITICS Undergraduate
PSC 136 TERRORISM IN WORLD POLITICS Undergraduate
PSC 152A SEMINAR: TERRORISM Undergraduate
PSC 152B SEM: UN RESEARCH Undergraduate
PSC 161 INDEPENDENT READINGS IN PSC Undergraduate
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