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Nina Rathbun

Associate Professor (Teaching) of International Relations

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-8895
Office: VKC 304

Curriculum Vitae

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Nina Srinivasan Rathbun teaches courses on U.S. foreign policy, global governance, globalization, global finance and foreign policy of Eastern Europe. She serves as faculty research and fellowships advisor for IR undergraduates, faculty advisor for the International Relations Undergraduate Association and mentors students on academic and career choices in international relations and political science. Dr. Rathbun's research interests include multilateral nuclear nonproliferation and counterproliferation policies, proliferation in the Indian subcontinent, democratization in post-Communist Europe, and European Union expansion. Dr. Rathbun previously served as a Foreign Affairs Officer for the U.S. State Department on multilateral nuclear nonproliferation. She received her Ph.D in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.


Ph.D. Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, 6/2003

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Dr. Rathbun field of research is in international security with a focus on multilateral nuclear nonproliferation and counterproliferation policies, democratization in post-Communist Europe, nuclear proliferation on the Indian subcontinent and European Union expansion.

Honors and Awards

USC Center for Scholarly Technology C3 Course Continuity in a Crisis, Fall 2011   
USC Center for Scholarly Technology Fall 2010 Incentive Grants for New Learning Environments , Fall 2010   
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