Department of Political Science

Graduate Teaching Fellow

Kristofer J. Petersen-Overton

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Rank: Graduate Teaching Fellow

Academic background

  • B.A., Political Science, San Diego State University (2006)
  • M.S.S., Development & International Relations, Aalborg University (2009)
  • Currently pursuing: Ph.D., Political Theory, CUNY Graduate Center (2014)

Research, Publications

  • Political Theory, Israel/Palestine, Violence, Atrocity, Nationalism
  • “Academic Freedom and Palestine: A Personal Account.” Arab Studies Quarterly, 33, no. 3/4 (2011): 256-67.
  • “Retooling Peace Philosophy: A Critical Look At Israel’s Separation Strategy.” in Peace Philosophy in Action. eds. Ravindra Kumar and Candice Carter (Palgrave-MacMillan: New York, 2010): 43-76. Coauthored with Johannes Schmidt & Jacques Hersh.


  • American Political Science Association
  • Middle East Studies Association


  • Politics of the Middle East
  • American Political System

Last modified: Oct 1, 2012

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