March 6th Dinner Event -- A New Nuclear Revolution? A Discussion of Contemporary Challenges to the Nuclear Order with Julia Macdonald  - 06.03.2019
Julia Macdonald is an Assistant Professor in International Relations at the University of Denver's Korbel School of International Studies where her research focuses on state threat assessments, use of force decisions, and U.S. military strategy and effectiveness. Her most recent book project lies at the intersection of coercive diplomacy and foreign policy decision making and investigates the importance of leadership beliefs in assessments of threat credibility during international crises. Examples of her work can be found in recent editions of the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Strategic Studies, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Armed Forces and Society, as well as in a number of policy outlets. She has previously held fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania's Perry World House, Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and with the Security Studies Program at MIT. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the George Washington University, an M.A. (Hons) in International Relations from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. (Hons) in History, Philosophy, and International Relations from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.