Education
  • Ph.D. in Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.A. in International Relations and International Economics, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
  • A.B. in Physical Sciences, Harvard University
Research Areas
  • Ethnic Conflict
  • Military Intervention
  • Nuclear Nonproliferation
Teaching Areas
  • Policy Process and Institutions
  • International Affairs and Diplomacy

Alan Kuperman teaches courses in global policy studies and is coordinator of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project (www.NPPP.org). His research focuses on ethnic conflict, military intervention and nuclear nonproliferation. In 2013-2014, he was a senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, and in 2009-2010 he served as a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, both in Washington, D.C. From 2002 to 2005, Dr. Kuperman was resident assistant professor and coordinator of the international relations program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Bologna, Italy. Prior to his academic career, Kuperman worked as legislative director for U.S. Rep. Charles Schumer, as a legislative assistant for U.S. Speaker of the House Thomas Foley, as chief of staff for U.S. Rep. James Scheuer, as a senior policy analyst for the nongovernmental Nuclear Control Institute and as a fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Media Expertise
  • Nuclear proliferation
  • U.S. military intervention
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Humanitarian intervention
  • U.S. Foreign Policy

Newsworthy

Media MentionNovember 2, 2016
Senate Intelligence chief Burr once helped ease export controls over bomb-grade uranium

Some say legislation supported by Senate Intelligence chief Richard Burr to ease export restrictions on highly enriched uranium was unnecessary.

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Media MentionOctober 26, 2016
Obama’s Foreign Policy: A Hostage to Bipartisan Consensus

Alan Kuperman remarks on  Moammar El-Gadhafi's intentions in Benghazi.

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Media MentionOctober 23, 2016
Don't Blame NATO for Libya
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