PhD, Columbia University
Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (1992-present), Associate Professor (1986-1992), Assistant Professor (978-1986); Senior Fellow, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, Washington, D.C. (2001-2008); Visiting Professor, Central European University, Budapest (1999), Diplomatic Academy (Moscow, 1998) , Peoples University (Beijing,1997) and Janos Pannonius University, Hungary (1991); Honorary Professor, Peking University (1996-2008), Honorary Professor, People's University (1995-2008); 17 lecture tours to China (1988-2008), 15 international speaking tours for State Department to 13 countries (1988-2007). Author or editor of more than 10 books about international affairs, including The Rise of Israel: A History of a Revolutionary State (2008), Hitler And His Allies in World War II (2007), Torrents of Spring: Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics (1995), and Symbolic War: The Chinese Way of War, 1840-1990 (1993).
Research and Expertise
Comparative politics, history of the Soviet Union, Russian foreign and defense policies, Chinese national security and defense policies
INTS 4142: After the Fall-Russia & China