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Stuart J. Kaufman

Stuart J. Kaufman

Stuart J. Kaufman is professor of political science and international relations at the University of Delaware. Dr. Kaufman taught at the University of Kentucky from 1990 to 2004. He spent 1999 working as director for Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian affairs on the U.S. National Security Council staff. Dr. Kaufman specializes in ethnic conflict, international security affairs, and international relations history, and he is the author of two award-winning books on nationalism and ethnic conflict, Nationalist Passions (2015) and Modern Hatreds (2001).

Dr. Kaufman’s other honors include a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs fellowship, a Fulbright scholarship, and an Excellence in Scholarship award from the University of Delaware College of Arts and Sciences. Additionally, Dr. Kaufman was coeditor of The Balance of Power in World History (2007), and he has published dozens of articles in a wide array of scholarly journals. Dr. Kaufman earned his B.A. (1983) from Harvard University, and his M.A. (1985) and Ph.D. (1991) from the University of Michigan.