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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Terrence Chapman

Associate Professor Ph.D., Emory University

Terrence Chapman

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Biography

In addition to his role in the Government Department, Professor Chapman is a distinguished scholar of the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law and affiliated faculty member of both the Center for European Studies and the Clements Center on History Strategy, and Statecraft.  His research interests span the study of international institutions, international security, and international political economy. In 2009-2010 he held a position as a visiting associate research scholar at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University.  His work has appeared in International Organization, the Journal of Politics, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, the Journal of Theoretical Politics, International Interactions, and International Studies Quarterly. His book, Securing Approval: Domestic Politics and Multilateral Authorization for War, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2011 and won the 2011-2012 American Political Science Association Conflict Processes Section Book Award.  He received his Ph.D. in 2007 from Emory University. His current projects address the relationship between domestic bargaining over taxation and international diplomacy, the reaction of financial markets to crisis lending, and the origins and consequences and consequences of constitutional balanced budget amendments.

Courses taught: He teaches courses on international relations, international organizations, international political economy and game theory.

Interests

International organizations, international conflict, international law, international political economy, formal modeling

GOV 312L • Issues & Policies In Amer Gov

38735 • Fall 2014
Meets MWF 1000am-1100am MEZ 1.306
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38735 GOV 312L 

Prerequisites:

None

 Course Description 

This course provides a basic and broad introduction to U.S. foreign policy and international relations theory.   The course covers classic approaches to studying international relations and foreign policy and deals with issues areas ranging from military intervention, terrorism, and international law to international trade, finance, and environmental cooperation. 

Grading:

3 exams: 25% each

Weekly quizzes: 25% in total

Textbook:

Jon Pevehouse and Joshua Goldstein, International Relations, 10th edition

Various journal articles and news items, available electronically on blackboard.

GOV 388L • International Organization

39095 • Fall 2014
Meets M 1230pm-330pm CBA 4.346
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39095 GOV 388L

 

Course Description

This course is a graduate seminar on international institutions and international cooperation.  As such, it will focus on the cutting edge research on why states create international institutions and agreements, how these agreements are crafted, and how international organizations influence state behavior. The course cover, among other topics the effect of international law, enforcement of and compliance with international obligations, the interplay between domestic politics and international organizations, the design of international institutions, the origins and role of international trade and financial institutions, and the role of international organizations in security affairs.  Students are expected to do the required readings, which will consist mainly of journal articles, and additionally know the recommended readings for the IR comprehensive exam

Grading Policy

Grading will consist of four short papers and discussion leading (40%), a literature review, research design, and data replication project (40%) and general class participation (10%).

Texts

To be determined

GOV F360N • Internatl Political Economy

84800 • Summer 2014
Meets MTWTHF 1000am-1130am MEZ B0.306
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 GOV F360N • Internatl Political Economy

Prerequisites

Upper Division standing

 

Course Description

This is an introductory course in international political economy.  The course explores the distributional consequences and subsequent political dynamics associated with global production, international trade, international lending, international monetary policy coordination, and economic development.  The course also analyzes how countries achieve cooperation over international economic exchange and whether global institutions, like the World Trade Organization or the International Monetary Fund, facilitate and aid international economic exchange.

 

Grading Policy

3 exams: 25% each

1 short analytical paper: 25%

 

Texts

Thomas Oatley, International Political Economy, 5th edition

Various journal articles available eletronically

GOV 312L • Issues & Policies In Amer Gov

39085 • Fall 2013
Meets MWF 100pm-200pm MEZ 1.306
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Prerequisites:

None

 

Course Description 

This course provides a basic and broad introduction to U.S. foreign policy and international relations theory.   The course covers classic approaches to studying international relations and foreign policy and deals with issues areas ranging from military intervention, terrorism, and international law to international trade, finance, and environmental cooperation. 

  

Grading:

3 exams: 25% each

Weekly quizzes: 25% in total

 

Textbook:

Jon Pevehouse and Joshua Goldstein, International Relations, 10th edition

Various journal articles and news items, available electronically on blackboard.

GOV F360N • Internatl Political Economy

85090 • Summer 2013
Meets MTWTHF 1000am-1130am MEZ B0.306
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Prerequisites

Upper Division standing

 

Course Description

This is an introductory course in international political economy.  The course explores the distributional consequences and subsequent political dynamics associated with global production, international trade, international lending, international monetary policy coordination, and economic development.  The course also analyzes how countries achieve cooperation over international economic exchange and whether global institutions, like the World Trade Organization or the International Monetary Fund, facilitate and aid international economic exchange.

 

Grading Policy

3 exams: 25% each

1 short analytical paper: 25%

 

Texts

Thomas Oatley, International Political Economy, 5th edition

Various journal articles available eletronically

 

 

GOV 360N • Global Governance

38765 • Fall 2012
Meets TTH 200pm-330pm PAR 1
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Course Description

This course examines the forces that shape global stability (and instability).  Building on a basic framework outlining how and why actors interact in the international system, this course will explore how states reach international agreements, what those agreements consist of, and how those agreements influence state behavior.  The course will also expose students to studies of international law and organizations. 

Grading Policy

2 exams (25% each), 1 5 page paper (25%), 1 discussion leading and 2 page response paper (25%)

Texts

Required: Frieden, Lake, and Schultz, World Politics.  Other readings will be available electronically through blackboard.

GOV 388L • International Organization

38950 • Fall 2012
Meets W 330pm-630pm BAT 5.102
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Course Description

This course is a graduate seminar on international institutions and international cooperation.  As such, it will focus on the cutting edge research on why states create international institutions and agreements, how these agreements are crafted, and how international organizations influence state behavior. The course cover, among other topics the effect of international law, enforcement of and compliance with international obligations, the interplay between domestic politics and international organizations, the design of international institutions, the origins and role of international trade and financial institutions, and the role of international organizations in security affairs.  Students are expected to do the required readings, which will consist mainly of journal articles, and additionally know the recommended readings for the IR comprehensive exam

Grading Policy

Grading will consist of handing in weekly 1-2 pages critiques of one article (40%), a literature review and research design (40%) and class participation (10%).

Texts

To be determined. 

GOV F360N • Global Governance

85310 • Summer 2012
Meets MTWTHF 1000am-1130am MEZ B0.306
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Course Description

This course examines the forces that shape global stability (and instability).  Building on a basic framework outlining how and why actors interact in the international system, this course will explore how states reach international agreements, what those agreements consist of, and how those agreements influence state behavior.  The course will also expose students to studies of international law and organizations.

 

Grading Policy

2 exams (25% each), 1 5 page paper (25%), 1 discussion leading and 2 page response paper (25%)

 

Texts

Required: Frieden, Lake, and Schultz, World Politics.  Other readings will be available electronically through blackboard.

GOV 385N • Intro To Formal Pol Analysis

38955 • Spring 2012
Meets TH 1230pm-330pm BAT 5.102
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This course provides an introduction to utility theory, decision theory, and non-cooperative game theory.  The course begins with the foundations of preferences, utility theory, expected utility, and will build to cover normal form games, extensive form games, repeated games, and games of imperfect and incomplete information.  The course will cover basic solution concepts in noncooperative game theory, including Nash equilibria, subgame perfection, and perfect Bayesian equilibria.  

The course grade consists of semi-weekly homeworks (30%), a midterm and final exams (25% each), and a paper in which the students will introduce a question and specify, but not solve, a game capable of providing theoretical insight into the research question (20%).

Required Text: Martin J. Osborne. 2004. An Introduction to Game Theory. Oxford University Press.

GOV 360N • Global Governance

38770 • Fall 2011
Meets TTH 1100am-1230pm PAR 1
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Course Description:

This course examines the forces that shape global stability (and instability).  Building on a basic framework outlining how and why actors interact in the international system, this course will explore how states reach international agreements, what those agreements consist of, and how those agreements influence state behavior.  The course will also expose students to studies of international law and organizations.

Grading Policy:

2 exams (25% each), 1 5 page paper (25%), 1 discussion leading and 2 page response paper (25%)

Textbooks:

Required: Frieden, Lake, and Schultz, World Politicsother readings will be available electronically through blackboard.

GOV 388L • Internatl Political Economy

38945 • Fall 2011
Meets W 1230pm-330pm BAT 5.102
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GOV 360N • Global Governance

38980 • Spring 2011
Meets TTH 800am-930am MEZ B0.306
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This course examines the forces that shape global stability (and instability).  Building on a basic framework outlining how and why actors interact in the international system, this course will explore how states reach international agreements, what those agreements consist of, and how those agreements influence state behavior.  The course will also expose students to studies of international law and organizations.

GOV 385R • Applied Game Theory

39180 • Spring 2011
Meets T 930am-1230pm BAT 1.104
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GOV 360N • Global Governance

38595 • Fall 2010
Meets TTH 800am-930am PAR 201
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Course Description:

This course examines the forces that shape global stability (and instability).  Building on a basic framework outlining how and why actors interact in the international system, this course will explore how states reach international agreements, what those agreements consist of, and how those agreements influence state behavior.  The course will also expose students to studies of international law and organizations.


Grading Policy:

3 exams (20% each), 2 3-5 page papers (20% each).


Textbooks:
Required: Frieden, Lake, and Schultz, World Politics
other readings will be available electronically through blackboard.

GOV 388L • International Organization

38830 • Fall 2010
Meets T 330pm-630pm BAT 1.104
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Course Description:

This course is a graduate seminar on international institutions and international cooperation.  As such, it will focus on the cutting edge research on why states create international institutions and agreements, how these agreements are crafted, and how international organizations influence state behavior. The course cover, among other topics the effect of international law, enforcement of and compliance with international obligations, the interplay between domestic politics and international organizations, the design of international institutions, the origins and role of international trade and financial institutions, and the role of international organizations in security affairs.  Students are expected to do the required readings, which will consist mainly of journal articles, and additionally know the recommended readings for the IR comprehensive exam.



Grading Policy:

Grading will consist of handing in weekly 1-2 pages critiques of one article (40%), a literature review and research design (40%) and class participation (10%).

Textbooks:

Robert O. Keohane. 1984. After Hegemony: Cooperation and Discord in International Political Economy. Princeton University Press.
Andy Moravcisk.  1998. The Choice for Europe. Cornell University Press.
Andrew Guzman. 2008. How International Law Works. Oxford University Press.
G. John Ikenberry. 2001. After Victory. Cornell University Press.

Publications

Terrence L. Chapman and Eric Reinhardt. Forthcoming. Global Credit Markets, Political Violence, and Politically Sustainable Risk Premia." International Interactions.

Terrence L. Chapman and Stephen Chaudoin. 2013. "Ratification Patterns and the International Criminal Court." International Studies Quarterly (forthcoming).

Terrence Chapman, Johannes Urpelainen, Scott Wolford. Forthcoming. "International Bargaining, Endogenous Domestic Constraints, and Democratic Accountability." Journal of Theoretical Politics.

Terrence L. Chapman. 2011. Securing Approval: Domestic Politics and Mutilateral Authorization for War.  Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Terrence L. Chapman and Scott Wolford, 2010, "International Organizations, Strategy, and Crisis Bargaining." Journal of Politics 72(1): 227-42

Terrence L. Chapman. 2009. "Audience Beliefs and International Organization Legitimacy." International Organization 63(4): 733-764.

Chapman, Terrence L. 2008. "Unraveling the Ties Between Civic Engagement and Attitudes Toward Political Violence." International Studies Quarterly 52(3): 515-532.

Terrence L. Chapman 2007. "International Security Institutions, Domestic Politics, and Institutional Legitimacy." Journal of Conflict Resolution 31(1): 134-166.

Terrence L. Chapman and Dan Reiter. 2004. "The UN Security Council and the Rally 'Round-the-Flag Effect." Journal of Conflict Resolution 48(6): 886-909.

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