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Douglas Biow, Director MEZ 3.126, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-3470

Alan Kuperman

Associate Professor Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alan Kuperman


  • Phone: 512-471-8245
  • Office: SRH 3.354
  • Office Hours: Spring 2011 - Monday, 11-1:00 p.m. or by appointment


Alan J. Kuperman, came to the LBJ School in 2005 as an Assistant Professor of Public Affairs. Prior to joining the LBJ School faculty, Kuperman was Resident Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Bologna, Italy.He has a Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.A. in international relations and international economics from SAIS. He has published articles and book chapters on ethnic conflict, U.S. military intervention and nuclear proliferation. He is also the author of The Limits of Humanitarian Intervention: Genocide in Rwanda and co-editor of Gambling on Humanitarian Intervention: Moral Hazard, Rebellion, and Civil War.

In addition to his academic experience, Kuperman has been a Fellow in the U.S. Agency for International Development's Office of Caribbean Affairs, Legislative Director for Congressman Charles Schumer of New York, Legislative Assistant for U.S. House Speaker Thomas Foley, Chief of Staff for Congressman James Scheuer, and Senior Policy Analyst for the nongovernmental Nuclear Control Institute.

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