James Piazza

James Piazza

Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science

321 Pond Lab
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 867-4429

Office Hours:

  • by appointment

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. Ph.D. Politics, New York University, 1999
  2. M.A. Middle East Studies, University of Michigan, 1994
  3. B.A. Political Science, Loyola University Chicago, 1992


James A. Piazza is Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science.  His areas of research and teaching specialization include: Terrorism; Counterterrorism; Political Violence and Intrastate Conflict.

Research Interests:

Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Political Violence

Research Interests:

International Relations:
  • Terrorism
  • Counterterrorism
  • Political Violence
  • Intrastate Conflict