- Ph.D., Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia (1996)
- M.A., Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia (1992)
- B.A., Political Science, Calvin College (1990)
- 2008-Present, Professor of International Politics, Malone University
- 2016 (Fall), Sabbatical Fellow in Public Policy, American Studies Program, Washington, DC
- 2004-08, Associate Professor International Politics, Malone College
- 2004-05, Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Department of Economics and Finance, College of Business Administration, University of Bahrain
- 1998-2003, Assistant Professor of International Politics, Malone College
- 1997-98, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Calvin College
- 1996-97, Lecturer, Department of Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia
Recent Scholarly Work
- “Soccer 2, Saints 0: World Soccer as a Rival to Traditional Religion,” In All Things, February 1, 2017, http://inallthings.org/soccer-2-saints-0-world-soccer-as-a-rival-to-traditional-religion
- “The Puzzle of Obama’s ‘Small-Ball’ Strategy: Caution, Retrenchment, and Realism,” PS: Political Science and Politics 50 (January 2017), pp. 49-53.
- “Does Soccer Explain the World or Does the World Explain Soccer? Soccer and Globalization,” Soccer and Society 18:2-3 (March/May 2017), pp. 166-180.
- “Whatever Happened to Nuclear Weapons?—A Review Essay,” Christian Scholar’s Review 44:4 (Summer 2015), pp. 389-404.
- “Rethinking Work as Vocation: From Protestant Advice to Gospel Corrective,” Christian Scholar’s Review 44:2 (Winter 2015), pp. 135-153.
- The Fullness of Time in a Flat World: Globalization and the Liturgical Year (Cascade Books, 2010)
- Comparative Politics
- The Global Economy
- Globalization and Cultural Geography
- History and Politics of the Modern Middle East
- Home and Other Places
- Introduction to World Politics
- Principles of Macroeconomics
- Political Science Senior Seminar
- U.S. Foreign Policy
- Work and Vocation