Political Science & International Relations

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Political Science & International Relations

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Pampinella, Stephen

Ph.D., Political Science, SUNY Albany, 2014
B.A., Political Science and History, SUNY Albany, 2006

Assistant Professor

Department: Political Science
Office: JFT 1000
Phone: (845) 257-3549
E-mail: pampines@newpaltz.edu

Career History

2013-2014. Lecturer, Department of Political Science and International Relations, State University of New York at New Paltz. Courses taught include: Introduction to International Politics, International Relations Theory, and American Foreign Policy.

  1. Communications Coordinator, Fair Elections for New York and Citizen Action of New York.

2010-2012: Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, State University of New York at Albany. Courses taught include: Violent Political Conflict, International Organization.

2009-2012: Research Fellow, Center for International Development, State University of New York at Albany.

2006-2010: Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science, State University of New York at Albany.

Teaching Interests

War and International Politics, Terrorism in World Politics, American Foreign Policy, Revolution and Counterrevolution, International Relations Theory, International Relations of the Middle East, International Law, Introduction to International Politics

Research/Creative Activity

Insurgency, Counterinsurgency, Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement, Cosmopolitanism, Nation Building, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Intrastate War, Social Movements, Campaign Finance Reform, New York State Politics, Media and Communications


  1. Intrastate War as Hegemonic Competition: The Social Construction of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Iraq's al-Anbar Province. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 35(2): 95-112.

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