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Jeff Colgan

Political scientist Jeff Colgan

American Bias and Blind Spots on World Politics

August 12, 2019

Associate Professor Jeff Colgan guest edited a special issue of the Journal of Global Security Studies, centered on a "particularly important concern in global security studies: American bias."


Associate Professor Jeff Colgan

Three Visions of International Order

July 8, 2019

In a new article, Associate Professor Jeff Colgan proposes a hybrid form of an international order that merges the three broad visions that have recently emerged from Washington.


Oil tanks

Oil's Power Players (Jeff Colgan mentioned)

June 10, 2019 Foreign Policy

Associate Professor Jeff Colgan is mentioned in an article on national oil companies. "Jeff Colgan, a prominent scholar on the topic, has found that oil is a leading cause of war and can exacerbate conflict in multiple ways."


The Liberal Order is Rigged (Jeff Colgan featured)

January 23, 2019 IIEA

In an address to The Institute of International European Affairs, Associate Professor Jeff Colgan "argues that the liberal order, though successful in many ways, has become self-defeating – in part by contributing to a deepening economic inequality and the politics of outrage that follow from it."


Saudi Oil (interview with Jeff Colgan)

November 28, 2018 KTRS 550AM

Associate Professor Jeff Colgan joined St. Louis' KTRS After Show to discuss the impact of oil and the United States' reliance on Saudi oil. 


Saudi Arabia hinted at a U.S. oil embargo. It's not 1973. (written by Jeff Colgan)

October 16, 2018 The Washington Post

Associate Professor Jeff Colgan in The Washington Post, "The United States could live without Saudi Arabia, but it would be costly. A positive relationship between Washington and Riyadh can help minimize interstate conflict in the Middle East — and keep a lid on volatility in global oil markets."