Matthew Krain

Matthew Krain

Professor of Political Science - Department Chair

Department/Affiliation: Political Science, Global and International Studies
Phone: 330-263-2469
Office Address: 104 Kauke
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Degrees

  • B.A., Binghamton University 1992
  • Ph.D., Indiana University 1998

Courses Taught

Dr. Krain regularly teaches Introduction to International Relations, and upper level courses on Large-Scale Political Violence, International Political Economy, Theories of International Relations, and Research Methods & Design.

Publications

  • Author of Repression and Accommodation in Post-Revolutionary States (St. Martin's Press, 2000)
  • Co-editor of Globalization and the Challenges of a New Century (Indiana University Press, 2000)
  • His articles have appeared in The American Political Science Review,  International Studies Quarterly, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, Comparative Political Studies, International Interactions, International Studies Perspectives, and Human Rights Quarterly (among others).

Research Interests

  •  The causes of consequences of repression and large-scale political violence  
  • The role of both of the state and the international community in causing, mitigating or preventing conflict and violence
  • How human rights organizations frame their appeals in order to mobilize consensus and action
  • Best practices in active teaching and learning in international relations