of Political Science
University of South Carolina
Professor Katherine Barbieri, PhD., Binghamton
Professor Barbieri is an Associate Professor of Political Science at
the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.
Her expertise resides in the area of International Relations and
International Political Economy. She was formerly an Assistant
Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt
1998-2004 and at the University
of North Texas
Professor Barbieri's research focuses on
the intersection between international political economy and conflict
studies. She is particularly interested in the impact of globalization
on conflict, including civil and interstate war, military disputes,
terrorism, and state repression. She also examines various dimensions
of international trade and the impact that they have on societies and
relations between societies. Professor Barbieri is the author of The
Liberal Illusion: Does Trade Promote Peace? (Ann
of Michigan Press, 2002), the
co-editor (with Gerald Schneider and Nils Petter Gleditsch) of
Globalization and Armed Conflict (Lanham, MD:
Rowman and Littlefield, 2003),
and author (or co-author) of a number of articles and book chapters on
trade and conflict, which have appeared (or will appear) in such
outlets as Journal of Peace Research and Security Studies.
Professor Barbieri received her Ph.D. in Political Science in 1996 from
Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York.
She received an M.A. in International Development from Clark University,
Worcester, MA, in 1988 and a B.A., cum laude in
International Development in 1987 from Clark University.