January 11-May 1, 2021

Course Schedule

NOTE: Additional readings may be assigned by professors, such as course readers, handouts, and on-line articles.

601 National Security Policy Process (Tsagronis)

603 Russian Politics and Foreign Policy (Chodakiewicz)

605 Intelligence and Policy (Thomas) – Both Sections

606 Ideas and Values in International Politics (Muravchik)

608 Sources of American Political Thought (Wood)

609 Economic Statecraft and Conflict (Glancy)

610 Counterintelligence in a Democratic Society (Thomas)

615 Western Moral and Political Tradition (Wood)

616 U.S. National Security Strategy and Emerging Threats (Tsagronis)


620 Contemporary Global Politics and Diplomacy (Chodakiewicz)

622 Comparative Intelligence Systems (Quattrocki)

627 International Relations, Statecraft, and Integrated Strategy (Lenczowski)

628 Military Strategy: Theory and Practice (Harmon)

634 Geography and Strategy, Both sections (Chodakiewicz)

635 History of American Foreign Policy (Tierney)

637 Public Diplomacy and Strategic Influence (Glancy) Directed Study

639 U.S.-African Relations (Snyder)

641 Political Warfare: Past, Present and Future (Glancy)

642 Economics for Foreign Policymakers, Both sections (Bradley)

643 Introduction to Graduate Writing (Hamlen)

  • No textbooks required

652 Estimative Intelligence Analysis and Epistemology (Almont)

659 Enemy Threat Doctrine of Global Jihadism (Streusand)

662 Surprise, Warning, and Deception (Thomas)

663 Cyber Statecraft (Tsagronis)

665 Corporate Statecraft (Tsagronis)


668 The Role and Importance of HUMINT (Sano)

669 Counterterrorism and the Democracies (Danis)

670 Counterterrorism Through Cultural Engagement and Development (Santoli)

676 A Counterintelligence Challenge: The Enigmas and Benefits of Defectors (Messer)

678 Covert Action and National Security (Sano)

679 Defense Strategy, Planning, and Budgeting (Schroeder)

688 Energy Security and the Geopolitics of Energy (Vakhshouri)

799 Capstone Course (Marlo)

  • No textbooks required.

922-925 French, 940-944 Arabic, 945-949 Chinese, and 950-955 Russian