Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Hawai'i, 2014
M.S., Missouri State University, 2007
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2004
Research and Teaching Interests: international relations theory; security studies; Asian politics (emphasis on identity, nationalism, and gender in East Asia); modern China; international migration and political economy; U.S. foreign and defense policy; health politics and policy; and, qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Office: SJU, Simons 152
Dr. Friend's CV attached here.
Fall 2017 Courses
POLS 346 - Asian Politics
POLS 396 - Model UN/Global Awareness Lecture Series
Spring 2018 Courses
POLS 121- Intro to International Relations
POLS 344 - Middle East Politics