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Jim Piazza

Jim Piazza

Jim Piazza

Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science
321 Pond Lab University Park, PA 16802
(814) 867-4429
by appointment
Jim Piazza

Curriculum Vitae


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

Professional Bio

James A. Piazza is Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science.  His areas of research and teaching specialization include Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Political Violence, Intrastate Conflict, and the Politics of the Middle East and Islamic World.

Areas of Interest

  • International Relations
  • Terrorism
  • Political Violence