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Michael Butler at Worcester World Affairs Council

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

"New Decade, New Dilemmas? Contemporary Challenges for U.S. National Security," with Michael Butler from Clark University

Michael J. Butler is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Director of the Henry J. and Erna D. Leir Luxembourg Program at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts (USA). In 2014-15, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the Institute of International Studies, University of Wrocław (Poland). His research is primarily focused on security studies, conflict management and resolution, and foreign policy analysis. He is the author or editor of five books including Securitization Revisited: Contemporary Applications and Insights (2019), Global Politics (2019) (with M.A. Boyer and N.F. Hudson), Selling a ‘Just’ War: Framing, Legitimacy, and U.S. Military Intervention (2012); and International Conflict Management (2009). Butler has published numerous articles in journals including International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Global Security Studies, Global Policy, International Studies Review, International Studies Perspectives, International Negotiation, the Canadian Journal of Political Science, and Global Change, Peace, and Security, and has served on the editorial boards of International Studies Review, Simulation & Gaming and International Studies Perspectives. He is a member of the Governing Council of the International Studies Association-Northeast as well as a Senior Fellow at the Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (CCR2P) at the University of Toronto, and is series co-editor (with Shareen Hertel) of the International Studies Intensives book series (Routledge). 

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