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Robert E. Williams

Professor of Political Science
Seaver College



Areas of Expertise

  • Ethics and international politics
  • International organizations and law

Dr. Robert Williams' research interests include topics in the areas of human rights, just war theory, and security studies. His current research focuses on corruption and human rights abuse in Equatorial Guinea and human rights policy in the United States. He blogs at Swords Into Plowshares.

Full Bio


  • PhD, University of Virginia
  • MA, Johns Hopkins University
  • BA, Abilene Christian University

Research and Scholarship