David Kinsella


Political Science - Urban & Public Affairs

Office Room
URBN 650 L

About Dr. Kinsella
David Kinsella is a Professor of Political Science. He teaches courses on world politics, international law and organization, American foreign and national security policy, and research methods. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of International Studies Perspectives, has held faculty positions at American University and the University of Missouri, and was a visiting professor at Yale University and a Ralph D. Mershon postdoctoral fellow at Ohio State University. His books include World Politics: The Menu for Choice (with Bruce Russett and Harvey Starr) and The Morality of War: A Reader (edited with Craig Carr). Professor Kinsella's primary areas of research are the global arms trade, regional conflict, democratic peace, and just war theory, and his articles have appeared in a number of scholarly journals and edited volumes. His most recent research focuses on illicit arms trade networks and the ethical and legal implications of autonomous weapons systems.

Educational Background:
Ph.D., Yale University
M.Phil., Yale University
M.A., Yale University
B.A., University of California, Irvine

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