Brian C. Rathbun

  • Assistant Professor of International Relations
  • USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Office: (213) 740-8840 Cell: (626) 394-6874

Expertise Summary

Expert in political ideology/psychology and how it affects foreign policy


  • political ideology
  • partisan politics and international relations
  • foreign policy decision-making process
  • core political values and how they relate to positions on international issues
  • links between domestic and foreign policies
  • political parties and foreign policy
  • humanitarian intervention
  • political psychology
  • voting behavior
  • international organizations


  • German

Additional Information

  • former Senate staff member for Evan Bayh