Kayce Mobley

International Relations

Hometown: Brunswick, GA

High School: Brunswick High School

Kayce is a Ph.D. candidate majoring in international relations and minoring in political science (American politics). Her dissertation uses the concept of revenge to explain why states sometimes respond disproportionately to security crises.

Kayce Mobley is a Ph.D. candidate majoring in international relations and minoring in political science (American politics). Her research interests fall under the realm of security studies and include decision making, grand strategy, and American foreign policy. Building on these subfields, her dissertation uses the concept of revenge to explain why states sometimes respond disproportionately to security crises.  Within the department, Kayce teaches undergraduate courses such as U.S. National Security and Global Security Policy. In addition to teaching at UGA, she has taught summer and weekend courses in international relations for gifted high school students.  Before beginning graduate work, Kayce began her studies as a first-generation college student at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, earning a B.A. in political science with a minor in classical languages. During her college years, she also studied development in Cameroon, interned at the Southern Center for International Studies, and served as a presidential fellow for the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress.  In her spare time, Kayce enjoys live music, hiking, and traveling.

Education

B.A., Sewanee: The University of the South 2010, Political Science (Honors)

Of Note

  • Phi Beta Kappa