Geneva College

Tom Copeland

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

Education & Certification

Ph.D., Public & International Affairs | 2006
M.P.I.A., Public & International Affairs | 1992
GENEVA COLLEGE β€” Beaver Falls, PA
B.A., Political Science | 1991
Summa cum laude, departmental honors


  • 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.
  • β€œThe 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

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