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Benjamin Goldsmith

Benjamin E. Goldsmith is Associate Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. He was funded by the award in 2013 of a Medium Grant for Departmental Research, on Authoritarian Elections, Electoral Integrity, and Political Violence. His research and teaching are in the areas of international conflict, international public opinion and U.S. foreign policy, and political instability and mass atrocities. He is the author of the book Imitation in International Relations: Observational Learning, Analogies, and Foreign Policy in Russia and Ukraine, as well as articles in leading academic journals including European Journal of International Relations, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Politics and World Politics. He has received major research grants from the Australian Research Council and the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science (Michigan 2001) and an M.A. in Russian Area Studies (Georgetown 1995). Before joining the University of Sydney in 2008, he taught at other universities in Australia, Singapore, and the United States.

Title: Senior Research Fellow

Research Project: Authoritarian Elections, Electoral Integrity, and Political Violence

Period: 1st and 2nd semester 2013

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Email: Ben.Goldsmith@Sydney.edu.au
Office location: Room 286, Merewether Building (H.04), University of Sydney
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