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Bob Snyder

Professor of Political Science



PhD,University of Michigan, 1993


Professor of Political Science
Southwestern University
August 01, 1992 - present


Middle East Politics, U.S. Foreign Policy, Terrorism


"The Decline of Revolutionary Nationalism and the Beginning of the Peace Processes in Northern Ireland and the Middle East," in Timothy White, ed., Lessons from the Northern Ireland Peace Process (University of Wisconson Press, 2013).

(with Timothy White) "The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Counterrevolution in Soviet Foreign Policy and the End of Communism," in K. Gerstenberger and J. E. Braziel, eds., After the Berlin Wall (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

"Bridging the Realist / Constructivist Divide: The Case of the Counterrevolution in Soviet Foreign Policy at the End of the Cold War." Foreign Policy Analysis (2005).

"Hating America: Bin Laden as a Civilizational Revolutionary," Review of Politics (2003).

"The U.S. and Third World Revolutionary States: Understanding the Breakdown in Relations," International Studies Quarterly (1999).

"The End of Revolution?" Review of Politics (1999).

Specific subjects or issues you can knowledgeably discuss:
U.S. foreign policy and the Middle East Islamist terrorism

I am willing to talk to the media: yes

I am willing to talk to community groups about my area of expertise: no

Can you do interviews in Spanish? no

Other languages you are fluent in:

Experience with the news media (especially electronic media):

Contact Details:
(512) 863-1938(office)
Office: Mood-Bridwell 240