Robert Brown

Assistant Professor of Political Science ~ Temple University

Robert L. Brown (UC San Diego, 2008) is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Temple University. He teaches courses at theundergraduate and graduate level on international relations theory,international security and international organizations. His researchencompasses a number of issues in applying Principal-Agent Theory tointernational cooperation on nuclear, biological and chemical weapons,including measures of delegation, international preferences, andthreats, the importance of biased informational agents, and theproblems of enforcement.

Research and teaching interests: international relations theory,international security, international organizations, principal-agenttheories of delegation, US foreign policy, deterrence theory, nuclearweapons strategy and policy