Roseanne McManus is an Associate Professor in the Political Science Department at Penn State. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research focuses on international security and particularly on the question of how states are able to credibly signal their intentions in the context of ongoing or potential international conflict. Her book, Statements of Resolve: Achieving Coercive Credibility in International Conflict, came out from Cambridge University Press in 2017. She is an Associate Editor for the journal Security Studies, and her articles have appeared in journals such as the American Political Science Review, International Organization, and the Journal of Politics. Before pursuing an academic career, she was a Senior Analyst at the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).
Areas of Interest
- International Relations