Professional Bio

Professional Bio

Dr. Robert Stewart-Ingersoll is an educator, analyst, and writer of strategic and international affairs.

He has previously held the positions of Associate Professor at the UAE National Defense College in Abu Dhabi and the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, DC, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Acting Director of the International Relations Program at Grand Valley State University, Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of International Studies at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, and Assistant Professor of National Security at the U.S. Air Command and Staff College. Dr. Stewart-Ingersoll received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Indiana University, Bloomington, and his master’s and Ph.D. in political science (international relations) from the University of Arizona.

Dr. Stewart-Ingersoll’s research focuses on global and regional security orders, the roles that great and regional powers play in both of these arenas, and the causes and effects of varied management approaches to comparable security issues across different regional settings. Additionally, Dr. Stewart-Ingersoll examines the nature and implications of the globalization phenomenon, the implications of and responses to the flow of ideas into the GCC, and the relationship between these forces and human security. His book, Regional Powers and Security Orders: A Theoretical Framework, was published with Routledge Press in 2013. His journal articles have appeared in the European Journal of International Relations, Asian Security, International Interactions, The Journal of International Relations and Development, The Illinois International Review, and The Alabama Journal of International Affairs. Additionally, he has published book chapters in David Scott’s (ed.) Handbook of India’s International Relations (Routledge Press), Davis Bobrow’s (ed.) Hegemony Constrained: Evasion, Modification, and Resistance to American Foreign Policy (University of Pittsburgh Press), and Shelley McKeown, Reeshma Haji, and Neil Ferguson’s Understanding Peace and Conflict Through Social Identity Theory: Contemporary and World-Wide Perspectives (Springer, forthcoming).