Douglas Becker

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Political Science and International Relations and Environmental Studies
Douglas Becker
Email Office DMC 231C Office Phone (213) 821-2856


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