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.
- PhD, University of Virginia
- MA, Johns Hopkins University
- BA, Abilene Christian University
Research and Scholarship
- Seeking Security in an Insecure World, 3rd ed. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), with Dan Caldwell.
- Arms Control: History, Theory, Policy, 2 vols. (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2012), general editor (with Paul R. Viotti).
- "From Malabo to Malibu: The Consequences of Corruption in an African Petrostate," 33 (August 2011): 620-48."
- "Jus Post Bellum: Just War Theory and the Principles of Just Peace," International Studies Perspectives 7 (November 2006): 309-320, with Dan Caldwell.