Research Interests

Tessman's general areas of research interest include American Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy, foreign relations of the Great Powers, and international security in the Twenty-First Century. His more specific research focuses on the relationship between rising powers and instability in the international system.

Brock F. Tessman

Department of International Affairs


Associate Professor, Department of International Affairs

Associate Director, Center for the Study of Global Issues (Globis)

Graduate Programs Coordinator, Department of International Affairs

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Brock Tessman is Associate Professor of International Affairs, Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Global Issues (Globis), and Director of Graduate Programs in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. He earned his B.A. from Brown University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder in December 2004. Prior to arriving at the University of Georgia in 2006, Tessman served as a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies.

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