Introduction to International Relations
(Formerly POLISCI 1) Approaches to the study of conflict and cooperation in world affairs. Applications to war, terrorism, trade policy, the environment, and world poverty. Debates about the ethics of war and the global distribution of wealth.
International Security in a Changing World (IPS 241)
This class surveys the most pressing global security problems facing the world today and includes an award-winning two-day international crisis simulation. Past guest lecturers have included former Secretary of Defense William Perry, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Gen. Karl Eikenberry, and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Major topics covered: changing types of warfare, ethics and conduct of war, nuclear proliferation, insurgency and terrorism, Russia, and ISIS. No prior background in international relations is necessary.
Pranav Rajpurkar aspires to be the next caricature on the wall of CoHo. He enjoys concocting and drinking smoothies, and loves taking photos.
Brad Girardeau studies computer science at Stanford. When not thinking about cryptography, he can be found playing violin or running the dish.