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Ellensburg, WA 98926

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Bernadette M.E. Jungblut, Ph.D.




Ph.D. 2002, M.A. 2000, Department of Political Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas

International Relations, Comparative Politics, Research Methodology

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Summer Institute (June 1995-August 1995)

Universisty of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan: Research Methodology

B.A. 1992, Department of Political Science, Binghamton, New York

Political Science, International Relations


Contact Information:

Office: Farrell Hall 443

Phone: 509-963-2445



Courses Typically Taught at CWU:

  • International and Comparative Politics,
  • International Political Economy,
  • International Conflict/War and Peace,
  • Research Methods.



  • “Trade-offs in Trade Data: Do Our Assumptions Affect Our Results?” 2011. Conflict Management and Peace Science. Volume 28(2). With Charles R. Boehmer and Richard J. Stoll.
  • “European Union External Trade Policy: Multi-Level Principal-Agent Relationships.” 2007. Policy Studies Journal. Volume 35(3). With M.S. Reichert.
  • “The Liberal Peace and Conflictive Interactions: The Onset of Militarized Interstate Disputes, 1950–1978.” 2002.
  • The Journal of Peace Research. Volume 39(5). With Richard J. Stoll.


Political Science Research Interests

  • Interstate Conflict (Militarized and Economic)
  • Intrastate (Internal) Conflict
  • Economic Sanctions
  • Economic Development/Underdevelopment
  • European Union Enlargement and Trade Policy-Making
  • International and Regional Organizations’ Preferential Trade Agreements (both Internal and External Trade Policy-Making)
  • Scope and Methods Teaching Interests (graduate and undergraduate levels)
  • Introductory and Intermediate Statistics/Quantitative Methods
  • Measurement and Research Design
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Research Methods
  • Research Writing and Professional Development


International Relations Teaching Interests (graduate and undergraduate levels)

Conflict: Causes and Processes

International Political Economy

International Organizations/Institutions

The Politics of International Trade Policymaking

International Relations Theory

Introduction to International Relations


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