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RAJU G. C. THOMAS is the Allis Chalmers Distinguished Professor of International Affairs at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Professor Thomas was a Visiting Scholar/Research Fellow at the Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University (1980-81, 1988-89); the Center for International Relations at the University of California-Los Angeles (1982-83); the Defense and Arms Control Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1988-89); the International Institute for Strategic Studies-London (1991-92); and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Summer 1994). Between 1992 and 1997, he was the Co-Director of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University Joint Center for International Studies.

         His books include The Defence of India (Macmillan, 1978); Indian Security Policy (Princeton University Press, 1986); South Asian Security in the 1990s (IISS-London/Oxford University Press, 1993); and Democracy, Security and Development in India (St. Martins Press/Macmillan, 1996).  He writes much of the India Files for Jane's Sentinel/Jane's Information of Britain covering Internal Affairs, External Affairs, Economics Affairs, Country Profile, and Regional Overview. He is the contributing Editor or Co-editor of The Great Power Triangle and Asian Security (Lexington Books, 1983); Energy and Security in the Industrializing World (University Press of Kentucky, 1990); Perspectives on Kashmir (Westview Press, 1992); The South Slav Conflict: History, Religion, Ethnicity and Nationalism (Garland Publishing, 1996); The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime: Prospects for the Twenty-First Century, (Macmillan & St. Martin's Press, 1998); India's Nuclear Security (Lynne Rienner/Sage, 2000); and Nuclear India in the 21st Century (Palgrave, 2002). He is currently completing two books entitled  Self-Determination Versus State Sovereignty in the Age of Globalization, and Markets and Politics in India.

         Thomas has published over 35 book chapters and 30 articles in journals such as World Politics, World Affairs, Orbis, Asian Survey, Journal of Strategic Studies, Pacific Affairs, Survival, Mediterranean Quarterly, Wisconsin Int'l Law Journal, Harvard International Review, Contemporary South Asia, Washington Quarterly, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; and more than 60 OP-Ed pieces in newspapers such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Tribune, St. Louis-Post Dispatch, Times of India, Hindustan Times, India Today, and Indian Express.

         He has lectured at, or consulted with, various agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. State Department, the Royal College of Defense Studies and the Royal Naval College of the British Ministry of Defense, and at several universities and institutions in the US, Britain, Sweden, France, Japan, Germany, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, Canada, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore. Between 1965 and 1969, he worked for British corporations in India. Professor Thomas was educated in economics at St. Xavier's College in the University of Bombay and the London School of Economics in the University of London, in international relations at the University of Southern California, and in political science at the University of California at Los Angeles from where he obtained his Ph.D.
 raju.thomas@marquette.edu

Courses
PoSc 060 International Politics (syllabus)
PoSc 158 Politics of the Indian Subcontinent (syllabus)
PoSc 174 International Politics of the Middle East
PoSc 175 International Politics of Asia
PoSc 178 World Conflict and Security (syllabus)
PoSc 206 International Politics (syllabus)
PoSc 287 International Security (syllabus)
Books
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime: Prospects for the 21st Century
The South Slav Conflict : History, Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationalism
Perspective on Kashmir: The Roots of Conflict in South Asia
Energy & Security in the Industrializing World
Indian Security Policy
Democracy, Security and Development in India

 

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