About Me

I am Professor and Department Chair of Government and International Studies at Berry College. I teach courses in International Relations and I am faculty advisor to Berry’s Model United Nations club. My research interests include international institutions, global environmental politics, and international security.

Courses I teach:

Contemporary World Issues, Contemporary Global Security, Global Environmental Politics, International Law and Organization, International Relations, International Relations Theory, Model United Nations, and Politics of Weapons of Mass Destruction.

My Books:

Introduction to Global Politics: 3rd Edition (Paperback) book cover  Contemporary American Foreign Policy  Challenges for America in the Middle East

Other Recent Publications:

Kirsten Taylor,  “Nuclear Weapons: A New Arms Race?” Foreign Policy Issues for America, edited by Richard W. Mansbach and James M. McCormick, Routledge, 2019, 133–147.

Richard W. Mansbach and Kirsten Taylor, “The North Korea Crisis: Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and the Threat of Nuclear War.” Chapter in Fu-Lai Tony Yu and Diana S. Kwan, eds. Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy. (Gateway East, Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan), 2019