Bob Snyder

Notable Achievements

Assistant Professor of Political Science Emily Sydnor, Rachel Berger ’23, and Alaina Dixon ’24 presented their faculty-student project “Destructive or Democratic? Perceptions of Civility and Protest Attitudes” at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, held April 7–10 in Chicago. They were joined at the conference by Antonio Esparza ‘22, who presented his research “Climate-Fueled Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia: A Comparative Case Study of the Philippines, Vietnam, and Thailand.” Esparza’s work, which he developed under the supervision of Professor of Political Science Bob Snyder, was part of the undergraduate poster session titled “Politics in a Time of Crisis: COVID-19 and Climate Change.”

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Expertise

Middle East Politics, U.S. Foreign Policy, Terrorism

Bob Snyder strives to introduce students to the different perspectives in the study of International Relations and to have them to be able to compare and contrast the different theoretical and methodological approaches. He uses different pedagogical methods that emphasize an interactive approach.

Snyder received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1993.

  • Bob Snyder strives to introduce students to the different perspectives in the study of International Relations and to have them to be able to compare and contrast the different theoretical and methodological approaches. He uses different pedagogical methods that emphasize an interactive approach.

    Snyder received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1993.

  • “The Arab Uprising and the Persistence of Monarchy,” International Affairs (September 2015).

    “The United States and Nicaragua: Understanding the Breakdown in Relations,” Journal of Cold War Studies (Spring 2015) (with Robert Hager).

    “The Decline of Revolutionary Nationalism and the Beginning of the Peace Processes in Northern Ireland and the Middle East,” in Timothy White, ed., Lessons from the Northern Ireland Peace Process (University of Wisconson Press, 2013).