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Kurt Taylor Gaubatz

  • Kurt Taylor Gaubatz
  • Associate Professor
  • Political Science & Geography
  • 7030 Batten Arts and Letters
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6036
  • kgaubatz@odu.edu
  • Kurt Taylor Gaubatz teaches International Studies at ODU. He was previously on the faculty at Stanford University and was the visiting Winant Lecturer in American Foreign Policy at Oxford University.
  • Education

    Stanford University, 1993
    Major: Political Science
    Degree: Ph. D.
    The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1985
    Major: International Law
    Degree: M.A.L.D.
    Princeton Theological Seminary, 1985
    Major: Theology
    Degree: M.Div.
    University of California, Berkeley, 1979
    Major: Economics
    Degree: B.A.
  • Research Interests

    Democracy and War Research Methods International Law The Causes of War The Law of Armed Conflict Modeling and Simulation
  • Expertise

    International Issues
    International Affairs, American Foreign Policy, International Law, The Domestic Politics of Foreign Policy, Elections and Foreign Policy, The Causes of War and Peace, The Ethics of Foreign Policy, Modeling and Simulation in International Relations
    Modeling and Simulation
    Political and Social Modeling and Simulation
    Conflict Resolution
    International Conflict, The Causes of War, International Peacemaking
    The Ethics of International Relations and Foreign Policy, Just War Theory
    Political Science
    International Relations, Political Theory, Modeling and Simulation of Politics, Statistical Analaysis
    International Counter-Terrorism Policy, Homeland Security, the Politics of Terrorism
    International Organizations, Foreign Policy, The United Nations, Diplomatic Relations
  • 2009: ODU Teaching with Technology Award
  • 2008: Academic Fellow, Foundation for the Defense of Democracy
  • 1999: MA, Oxford University (by proclamation)
  • 1996: Susan Louise Dyer Peace Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • 1993: Pew Faculty Fellowship in International Affairs, The Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • 1989: Peace Scholar, United States Institute of Peace
  • 1988: MacArthur Dissertation Fellowship, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University
  • 1983: Roothbert Fellow, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • 1980: John Moors Cabot Fellow, The Fletcher School
  • 1979: Phi Beta Kappa, U.C. Berkeley
  • 1979: Varsity Letter, Fencing, U.C. Berkeley
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Hewlett Grant for International Relations Research
    Date: 1992 - 1993
    Investigators:Gaubatz, K. T.