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Department of Political Science

Michael Flynn

Ph.D. Political Science, Binghamton University

Michael FlynnMichael Flynn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Kansas State University. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Binghamton University in 2013. He received a B.A. in Politics and a B.A. in History from Potsdam College (SUNY) in 2006.

Michael’s research interests focus on the political and economic sources of state behavior in the areas of conflict, international security and repression. His work has been published in International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Peace Research, Foreign Policy Analysis, Political Research Quarterly, and Conflict Management and Peace Science. His current research focuses on issues concerning global integration in security and economic affairs, and the projection of military power. He is also researching the role of human rights organizations (HROs) in affecting foreign policy decisions of states. 

His teaching interests include U.S. foreign policy, domestic politics and international relations, world politics, and international security.