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International Relations

International Relations Faculty

Patrick Cottrell - Program Coordinator

Patrick Cotrell

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Education: Ph.D., Political Science, University of Wisconsin, 2007 (concentrations: International Relations and American Politics) / MA, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1998 (subfields: International Economics and American Foreign Policy) / BA, Political Science and History, University of California-Davis, 1995

Academic Interests: Patrick's research and teaching interests include U.S. foreign policy, international law and global governance, international security, and public diplomacy. His work has been published or is forthcoming in International Organization, the European Journal of International Relations, and Foreign Policy Analysis, among others. 

Before pursuing his doctorate at Wisconsin, Patrick worked at the U.S. Department of State in the Bureaus of Political-Military Affairs and Nonproliferation. 

A broad range of Linfield faculty teach courses and/or conduct research related to International Relations, including:

Journalism and Media Studies

Susan Sivek


Kaarina Beam

Religious Studies

Bill Millar
Jennifer Williams

Sociology and Anthropology 

Hillary Crane
Robert Gardner
Tom Love
Amy Orr
Jeff Peterson

Artoo - Visiting Lecturer on International Pawlitics


Education: Bachelor of Barks, Dartmutt College; Masters, Harfur University

Academic Interests:
Professor Artoo's academic interests include the politics of flea trade, international paw enforcement, and research fetchodology.

Before joining the department at Linfield, Artoo served as a dognitary at the US Embassy in Puppy New Guinea.

The Squeaky Toy Non-Proliferation Treaty Revisted; Tyrants, Dictators, and the Mail Man; Shake! The Art of Diplomacy.