redd_stevenSteven B. Redd

Associate Professor

Office: Bolton, Room 646
Phone: (414) 229-4741
Fax: (414) 229-5021
Curriculum Vitae: pdf


Ph.D., Political Science, Texas A&M University, 2000
B.A., International Relations, Brigham Young University, 1990

Courses Taught:

PolSci 175: Introduction to International Relations - Syllabus (pdf)
PolSci 203: Introduction to Political Science Research - Syllabus (pdf)
PolSci 340: The Politics of Nuclear Weapons - Syllabus (pdf), Online (pdf)
PolSci 423: Conduct of American Foreign Affairs - Syllabus (pdf), Online (pdf)
PolSci 700: Scope and Methods of Political Science - Syllabus (pdf)
PolSci 953: Seminar in American Foreign Policy - Syllabus (pdf)

Research Interests:

Foreign Policy Decision Making, International Relations, U.S. Foreign Policy, Political Psychology

Teaching Interests:

International Relations, U.S. Foreign and National Security Policy, Nuclear Weapons and World Politics, Conflict Studies

Other Relevant Activities:

Director of Graduate Studies, Political Science

Current Projects:

Ethnic Minority Groups and U.S. Foreign Policy: Examining Congressional Decision Making, (with T. Rubenzer).
Emotions and Foreign Policy Decision Making, (with N. Geva).
Foreign Policy Decision Making and Antiterrorism Strategies: An Experimental Examination of Foreign Policy Elites, (with A. Mintz, and A. Vedlitz).
Explaining U.S. Policy Towards China and Taiwan.

Selected Publications:

Can We Generalize from Student Experiments to the Real World in Political Science, Military Affairs and International Relations. 2006. Journal of Conflict Resolution 50:757-776. (with A. Mintz and A. Vedlitz).

The Influence of Advisers and Decision Strategies on Foreign Policy Choices: President Clinton's Decision to Use Force in Kosovo. 2005. International Studies Perspectives 6:129-150.

Bureaucrats vs. the Ballot Box in Foreign Policy Decision Making: An Experimental Analysis of the Bureaucratic Politics Model and the Poliheuristic Theory. 2004. Journal of Conflict Resolution 48 (1):69-90. (with E. Christensen).

Framing Effects in International Relations. 2003. Synthese 135:193-213. (with A. Mintz).

The Influence of Advisers on Foreign Policy Decision Making: An Experimental Study. 2002. Journal of Conflict Resolution 46 (3):335-364.