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Paul Viotti, Associate Professor

Josef Korbel School of International Studies Associate Professor Paul ViottiEmail:

Phone: 303-871-4960

Office: 2132 Sie International Relations Complex
Josef Korbel School of International Studies
University of Denver
2201 South Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80208

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  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley
  • MS, The George Washington University
  • MA, Georgetown University
  • BS, US Air Force Academy

Research and Expertise

International Relations, American foreign policy, U.S. national security policy, strategy, arms control.

Professional Profile

  • Associate Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (1992-present); Executive Director, Institute on Globalization and Security; Outstanding Professor (2000-2001)
  • Professor of Political Science, US Air Force Academy (1984-1992); Associate Professor (1978-1984); Assistant Professor (1972-1978)
  • Completed 30 years of total service in the US Air Force, retiring in 1992 as a Colonel
  • Sabbatical Leave as Deputy Political Adviser (POLAD), U.S. European Command (1981-1983)

Recent Publications

Viotti, P. & Williams, R. (Eds.). (2012). Arms Control: History, Theory, Policy. Santa Barbara,CA: ABC Clio/Praeger Publishers.

Viotti, P. (2010) American Foreign Policy. Cambridge, UK: Polity. 

Viotti, P. (2012). International Relations Theory (5th ed.). New York: Pearson.


  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • U.S. National Security Policy
  • Security and Strategy Classics