Alan J. Kuperman

Alan J. Kuperman, associate professor of public affairs and nuclear nonproliferation expert at the LBJ School

Associate Professor of Public Affairs

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
Teaching Areas:
Policy Process and Institutions
International Affairs and Diplomacy

Alan J. Kuperman teaches in the Master of Global Policy Studies program and is founding coordinator of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project. His research focuses on ethnic conflict, military intervention and nuclear nonproliferation. His latest books are Plutonium for Energy? and Constitutions and Conflict Management in Africa, and his recent articles include "Obama's Libya Debacle" and "Muscular Mediation and Ripeness Theory." In 2013, he was a senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, and in 2009 he was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, both in Washington, DC. 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, Dr. Kuperman worked as legislative director for U.S. Rep. Charles Schumer (D-NY), as a legislative assistant for U.S. Speaker of the House Thomas Foley (D-WA), as chief of staff for U.S. Rep. James Scheuer (D-NY), as a senior policy analyst for the nongovernmental Nuclear Control Institute, and as a fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Courses Taught
Spring 2023 - 60265 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2023 - 60308 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2022 - 59245 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2022 - 59285 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2022 - 60865 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2022 - 60890 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2021 - 60688 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2021 - 60529 - PA 682GB - Policy Research Project on Global Policy Issues
Fall 2021 - 60925 - PA 387G - The Nature of the International System
Spring 2020 - 58385 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
CANCELLED: Spring 2020 - 58390 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2020 - 58960 - PA 387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2020 - 58895 - PA 682GA - Policy Research Project on Global Policy Issues
Spring 2019 - 60100 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2019 - 60160 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2019 - 59215 - PA 387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2019 - 59335 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2018 - 60635 - PA 682GB - Policy Research Project on Global Policy Issues
Spring 2018 - 60765 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2017 - 61340 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2017 - 61403 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2017 - 60740 - PA 682GA – Policy Research Project on Global Policy Issues
Fall 2017 - 60820 - PA 387G – The Nature of the International System
Spring 2016 - 60270 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2016 - 60620 - PA387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2016 - 60725 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2015 - 61155 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2015 - 61198 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2015 - 59855 - PA387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2015 - 59860 - PA387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2015 - 59945 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2014 - 62515 - PA387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2014 - 62550 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2013 - 62765 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2013 - 62850 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Contact Information
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Campus location:
SRH 3.354