About the Director
Dr. Samuel Greene is Director of Study Abroad and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, Global Studies, and Geography. He holds a doctorate in politics from Catholic University of America, a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Cambridge, and bachelor’s degree in history and political science from George Fox University. He has lived in the United Kingdom and Nicaragua, conducted field work in El Salvador and Italy, and traveled in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He has led American students on trips to Turkey, the United Kingdom, and Canada and supported senior officials from across the Middle East and South and Central Asia in short courses and study tours of the United States. Dr. Greene’s academic research examines insurgency and counterinsurgency, democratization, and internal conflict, with an emphasis on Latin America and the Middle East. His first book, Pathological Counterinsurgency, a critique of U.S. counterinsurgency strategy, was published by Lexington Books in 2018. Contact Dr. Greene at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-876-5693 (email is the best form of contact). The office in Gardiner Hall 106 is currently closed due to COVID-19, but virtual and phone meetings are available by appointment.