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Name: David Skidmore

Position: Professor of Politics and International Relations; Director of Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship
Department: Politics and International Relations
E-mail address: david.skidmore@drake.edu
Phone: (515) 271-3843
FAX: (515) 271-1870
Office: Meredith 213

International Teaching and Research Interests:

American foreign policy; international political economy; international relations theory, globalization.

Courses with international emphasis:

World Politics
American Foreign Policy
Globalization: Salvation, Scourge or Myth?
Grassroots Globalism
Government and Politics in Latin America
Revisiting the Vietnam War
U.S.-China Relations
Senior Seminar on International Relations Theory

Geographic areas of special interest:

Latin America; China.

Languages spoken:

Minimal Spanish and German.

Professional and civic organizations:

International Studies Association, American Political Science Association; Iowa Sister States; Past President, United Nations Association of Des Moines; Board of Directors, Iowa International Center.

Additional information:

Director of International Relations major. Spent 1996-97 academic year teaching at Johns Hopkins-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies in Nanjing, China. Fulbright Scholar, University of Hong Kong, 2010-2011.

Interested in contacts with:

International visitors: Yes
Media: Yes
Community groups: Yes

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July 15, 2014
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