Geneva College

 

 

Tom Copeland

Tom CopelandAssociate Professor of Political Science
Director, May@Geneva
Director, Geneva Visiting Artist & Lecture Series
Office Phone: 724-847-6621
tom.copeland@geneva.edu

Education & Certification

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh, PA
Ph.D., Public & International Affairs | 2006
M.P.I.A., Public & International Affairs | 1992
GENEVA COLLEGE — Beaver Falls, PA
B.A., Political Science | 1991
Summa cum laude, departmental honors

Publications

  • Drawing a Line in the Sea: The 2010 Gaza Flotilla Incident and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Lexington Books, 2011. Editor.
  • Fool Me Twice: Intelligence Failure and Mass Casualty Terrorism. Martinus/Nijhoff (Brill), 2007.
  • The Information Revolution and U.S. National Security. U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute, April 2000. Editor.
  • “The Failure of Intelligence Failure Theory,” chapter in the International Studies Association Compendium on International Affairs. Blackwell Publishing, 2010.
  • Additional journal publications.

Courses Taught

  • International Relations
  • Comparative Politics
  • Foreign & National Security Policy
  • Intelligence and Policy
  • Politics of Global Terrorism
  • Modern Judaism & Islam
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Crime and Justice
  • Social Science Research Methods
  • Political Parties and Elections
  • Humanities

Fellowships and Memberships

  • American Enterprise Institute - Values & Capitalism Initiative, Faculty advisory board
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Fellow, 2010
  • Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, member

 

Point of Excellence

The psychology program meets the standards required by the American Psychological Association for graduate school entrance.

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Upcoming Events
Apr16
Chapel
Geneva chaplain Rutledge Etheridge
Metheny Fieldhouse 10:10 a.m.

Apr23
Chapel
Geneva chaplain Rutledge Etheridge
Metheny Fieldhouse 10:10 a.m.

COMMUNITY
Geneva to host National Day of Prayer breakfast
Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to campus for prayer and breakfast on Thu., May 1 at 7:30 a.m.
ALUMNI
Celebration Weekend for the classes of ’54 and ’64
Special events for 50- and 60-year alumni are planned to coincide with Commencement.
ARTS & CULTURE
Geneva Reading Series IV: "A New, New Hope"
The final event in the series for the 2013-14 academic year will be on Apr. 23 at 7 p.m.
ARTS & CULTURE
Symphonic Band to present Spring Concert
The 68-member ensemble will perform on Apr. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Justin McElhattan named 2014 Serving Leader
The award will be presented at the MSOL Serving Leaders Conference on Apr. 10.