The Congress of Berlin by Anton Werner

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Employment

·        Ozyegin University, Assistant Professor, September 2014- present 
       Georgia Southern University, Visiting Assistant Professor, August 2013-May 2014
·         University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Global Studies Instructor, Spring 2013

Education

·         Ph.D. Political Science, Awarded December 23, 2013. Conferred December 2013
       University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
o   Major Field: International Relations (International Relations Theory, International Relations Conflict)
o   Minor Field: Comparative Politics
·         Dissertation : “From Warmongers to Peace Builders: Major Power Managerial  Coordination and the transformation of international relations, 1715-2001
Committee: John A. Vasquez (Chair), Paul F. Diehl, Xinyuan Dai, Jake Bowers, Peter Wallensteen
·         MA Committee on International Relations,2008 University of Chicago
o   Specialization: International Relations Theory, Security and History
o   MA Thesis
No War Alike? Spheres of Influence, Sources of National Power, Great Powers and War
Advisor: Charles Lipson

·         BA (Ptychion) International and European Studies, 2005  Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece

Research

Peer Reviewed Academic Publications

·       "From Universalism to Managerial Coordination: Major Power Regulation of the Use of Force"  Asian International Studies Review (2016) Vol 17.2 pages 27-53

"Islands in a Sea of Fog: A Rapid Evidence Assessment of Quantitative Research in the pre-1816 Period" Ulluslarasi Iliskiler Dergisi-Journal of International Relations (2016) Vol.13.50 pages 21-40

       “Terminated or Just Interrupted?: How the End of a Rivalry Plants the Seeds for Future Conflict” (with Gennady Rudkevich and Paul F.Diehl) Social Science Quarterly (2013) Vol.94.1 pages 158-174
      


Other Peer Reviewed Publications

     “Narratives within rivalry: Greek popular views on the refugee crisis” Turkish Review (2016) Vol.6.3

       Working Papers


        “A re-evaluation of system-level predictors of interstate war” with Daniel Geller

       “The Correlates of Interstate Managerial Coordination: The Major Powers 1715-2010”
       
       "The Logic of Internal Conflict Internationalization: Comparing the Arab Spring to the Spring of    Nations" with Maria Lotito
   
       "Rivalry Linkages and Rivalry Intensity: The Greek-Turkish Case” with Deniz Senol Sert 

       “Do We Know Too Much About Military Conflict? A Rapid Evidence Assessment of Quantitative Explanations of Interstate Conflict Onset,” with Gennady Rudkevich 


Other Publications in the study of Political Science-International Relations

  • The US-Iraq Conflict: A war of Rivlary? wth Brandon Valeriano http://www.whiteoliphaunt.com/duckofminerva/2013/03/the-us-iraq-conflict-a-war-of-rivalry.html  

  • Why the Crimea is the Third Rail of International Politics  http://www.whiteoliphaunt.com/duckofminerva/2014/03/why-the-crimean-is-the-third-rail-of-international-politics.html


  • Dealing with Klingons: Or the Industrial Revolution and International Relations  http://relationsinternational.com/dealing-klingons-industrial-revolution-international-relations/


  • Dealing with Klingons II: The Industrial Revolution Strikes Back   http://relationsinternational.com/dealing-with-klingons-part-ii-the-industrial-revolution-strikes-back/

  • The 2015 Greek Election and the Transnational Implications http://relationsinternational.com/the-2015-greek-election-and-the-transnational-implications/

Academic Conference Presentations

"The 1715-1815 Militarized Interstate Dispute Dataset Project: An Introduction" with Daniel Geller, at International Studies Assocaition Convnetion 2016, Atlanta, Georgia

"Regulating Ares: Major Power Managerial Coordination and the Status-Quo",  at Peace Science Society (International) North American Meeting 2015, Oxford, Mississippi


      "A Peace of Lead: Major Power Coordination and Extra-State War 1816-2007" at Midwest Political Science Association Conference 2015, Chicago, Illinois

      “The Major Powers and their relation to Peace: Capability Distribution, Liberal Primacy ,Or Managerial Coordination?” at International Studies Association Convention 2014, Toronto, Canada

     “Do We Know Too Much About Military Conflict? A Rapid Evidence Assessment of Quantitative Explanations of Interstate Conflict Onset,” with Gennady Rudkevich, at International Studies Association Convention 2014, Toronto, Canada
   
     "Primacy or Cooperation? The major powers and the global spread of democracy,” at Peace Science Society (International) Meeting 2013, Knoxville, Tennessee

     “Major Power Cooperation and Escalation to War, 1816-2001: A Research Note” at Peace Science Society (International) Meeting 2011, Los Angeles California (Poster Session)

     “Structural Pacifying Factors and Dyadic Peace: An Empirical Assessment, 1816-2001” at MPSA 2011, Chicago Illinois

     “Terminated or Just Interrupted: How the End of Rivalry Plants the Seeds for Future Conflict” with Diehl, Paul and Gennady Rudkevich at  ISA Midwest 2010, St. Louis Missouri


     “The Paths to Exclusivity: Rivalry and the Exclusivity of Spheres of Influence” at ISA Midwest 2009, St. Louis Missouri

Research Experience

                 Research Appointments
Swedish Institute Guest Researcher, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, University of Uppsala, Sweden (September 2012- February 2013)

Other Research Activity
Biology and Politics Summer Institute 2009, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign Illinois

Discussant, PIPES Workshop 2008, University of Chicago

Methods Training
Quantitative (OLS, Probability, Time Series, Event History Models, Hierarchical Linear Modeling)
Formal Modeling (Introductory level)
Other Skills (STATA, R, HLM6)


Academic Honors, Fellowships and Scholarships

Swedish Institute Guest Scholarship Program 2012-2013, University of Uppsala

Boylan/ Sidlik Fellow 2007-2008, University of Chicago

NATO Scholarship Program Fellow 2006-2007, University of Chicago

Teaching Experience and Qualifications


Independent Instructor 
   IR 311: Wars Beyond Europe-Writing Intensive Course, Spring 2017 Ozyegin University
   IR 317 Military Strategy, Spring 2016 Ozyegin University

   IR 302 Introduction to International Relations, Fall 2015 Ozyegin University    

   IR 305 Diplomatic History, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017 Ozyegin University

   IR 202 Research Methods II, Spring 2015 Ozyegin University

   IR 312 American Government, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017  Ozyegin University

   IR 201 Research Methods I, Fall 2014 Ozyegin University

   IR 315 Peace and Conflict Studies, Fall 2014, Fall 2015 Ozyegin University

   POLS 1101 Introduction to American Government, Summer 2014 Georgia Southern University

   POLS 4138 International Terrorism, Summer 2014 Georgia Southern University
  
   POLS 1101  Introduction to American Government, Spring 2014 Georgia Southern University  (Double Section Course)

   POLS 7030 Theories of War, Spring 2014 Georgia Southern University

   POLS 7437 Statistics for Social Science, Spring 2014 Georgia Southern University
   
   POLS 4031 The Great Powers and International Relations, Spring 2014 Georgia Southern University

   POLS 1101  Introduction to American Government, Fall 2013 Georgia Southern University  (Double Section Course)

   POLS 2130 Scopes and Methods in Political Science, Fall 2013 Georgia Southern University

   POLS 4301/INTS 3090 Non-Western Wars: Causes and Consequences, Fall 2013 Georgia Southern University
  
   GLBL 296  Non-Western Wars and their Legacy, Spring 2013, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Developer and Instructor)
  
   PS 280 Introduction to International Relations, Spring  2013, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Online Course)

   PS 200  Foundations of Political Science, Summer 2012, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Online Course)

Teaching Assistant 
   PS 280 Introduction to International Relations, Fall 2011University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

   PS 282 Governing Globalization, Spring 2010, Fall 2009,Fall 2008  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

   PS 100 Introduction to Political Science, Spring 2009 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

   Teaching Awards and Certifications
o   Graduate Teacher Certificate 2011,Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
o   List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, Fall 2011
o   List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, Fall 2009

Courses I can teach
o   Undergraduate Level : Introduction to Political Science, Introduction to American Government, Introduction to International Relations, International Conflict, Scopes and Methods in Political Science, Interstate War, History of International Relations, History and International Relations of the Balkans, Introduction to Globalization, Special Topics course on the Great Powers, International Crisis Diplomacy, War. Causes and Consequences of Wars: European Wars, Causes and Consequences of Wars: Non-Western Wars, Causes and Consequences of Wars: North-American Wars

o   Graduate Level (Masters): Introduction to Statistics in the Social Sciences, Theories of War, Statistics

o   Graduate Level (PhD): International Relations Theory, International Conflict, Special Topics on International War, Militarized Interstate Disputes, History of International Relations, The Role of Major Powers in International Relations, Transformations of the International System.
Teaching Synergies : Use of Active Learning Components. Experience with Writing Intensive Courses

Service

Co-Host 6th Eurasian Peace Science Network Conference, Ozyegin University 2017

Discussant, Major Powers and International Politics Poster Section, Midwest Political Science Association Conference 2015, Chicago, Illinois
      Department of International Relations, Ozyegin University. 2013, Coordinator for Erasmus and International Exchange Program

     Department of International Relations, Ozyegin University. 2013, Twitter Account Administrator 

     Commencement 2013, Georgia Southern University
     Showcase 2013, Bo Gin Scholarship Committee , Georgia Southern University
     Reviewer Conflict Management and Peace Science
   
     Reviewer International Interactions
 
     Reviewer Ulluslarasi Iliskiler Dergisi-Journal of International Relations 

Professional Activities
        Memberships
 International Studies Association
. Peace Science Society (International)
. Eurasian Peace Science Network

Language Skills

English (native speaker),
Greek (native speaker),
Italian (Intermediate Reading, Beginner Speaking, Writing) 
French (Intermediate Reading, Beginner Speaking, Writing)

Other Scholarly Activities 

Publications in Military History 
(please contact me at ktravlos@yahoo.com, if you wish access)

Museums in Athens, The Foreign Correspondent, Issue 109, January 2016
Events in Athens, June 1863, part 1,The Foreign Correspondent, Issue 111, July 2016
Events in Athens, June 1863, part 2,The Foreign Correspondent, Issue 112, October 2016
The Garibaldini Corps in the First Balkan War, The Foreign Correspondent, Issue 114, April 2017
An overview of the Hellenic Army from 1870 to 1897,The Foreign Correspondent, Issue 115, July 2017