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Douglas Becker

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of International Relations

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 821-2856
Office: VKC 330



Ph.D. Political Science, University of Connecticut, 9/2002

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

The importance of historical memory as both an indicator of foreign policy preferences as well as in the arena of public diplomacy. I see this as the construction of image within international relations. I am also interested in the different legitimation discourses political figures make to justify international claims. I also have ongoing interests in conflict resolution, and in pedagogy and active learning.

Research Keywords

historical memory, active learning, pedagogy, conflict resolution, peace-building, international criminal court
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