Ilai Saltzman, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

American Foreign Policy, International Strategic Studies, Middle East, U.S./Asia Relations, Military History

Selected Research and Publications

  • Securitizing Balance of Power Theory: A Polymorphic Reconceptualization (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012)
  • “Cyber Posturing and the Offense‐Defense Balance,” Contemporary Security Policy, Vol. 34, No. 1 (April 2013), pp. 40‐63.
  • “Russian Grand Strategy and the United States in the 21st Century,” Orbis, Vol. 56, No. 3(Fall 2012), pp. 547‐564.
  • “Soft Balancing as Foreign Policy Strategy: Assessing American Policy toward Japan in the Interwar Period,” Foreign Policy Analysis, Vol. 8, No. 2 (April 2012), pp. 131‐150.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • International Security Program (ISP) Research Fellow, Harvard University, 2009/2010

Ilai Saltzman, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D., University of Haifa, International Relations, 2010
Department: Government
Office Hours:
  Tuesday, 09:30AM - 11:30PM
  Thursday, 09:30PM - 11:30PM
Phone: (909) 607-3798
Fax: (909) 621-8419
Address: Kravis Center 245
Curriculum Vitae: CV

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