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Dr Aaron Rapport

Dr Aaron Rapport


University Teaching Officer

Corpus Christi College

Office Phone: 01223 767 265


Aaron Rapport has been a lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge since 2013. He is also a Fellow at Corpus Christi College, where he directs studies for students in Part I of the HSPS tripos.  He was previously an assistant professor of political science at Georgia State University in Atlanta.  Prior to receiving his PhD in Political Science from the University of Minnesota, he held pre-doctoral fellowships at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University and the Miller Center at the University of Virginia.  His research interests include international security, political psychology, and U.S. foreign policy.  He has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses on these topics, as well as qualitative research methodology.  His book, Waging War, Planning Peace: U.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars, is forthcoming (2015) from Cornell University Press’s Security Affairs series. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the journals International Security, International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Peace Research, and Security Studies.