Lee Lukoff

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science & International Affairs

Lee is a PhD Candidate (ABD) in International Relations with a minor in Comparative Politics and holds Master’s Degrees from Boston College (Political Science) and George Mason University (Public Policy). His research interests include International Relations, American Foreign Policy, Intelligence Studies, The Arab-Israeli Conflict, and Political Psychology. Lee served as a Teaching Assistant for Introduction to American Government for four semesters and has taught six courses as Instructor of Record on topics such as International Conflict, Global Issues, and US-Israel Relations. He currently serves as the Graduate Assistant for UGA’s Washington DC Semester Program where he teaches a seminar and mentors undergraduates pursuing careers in public policy and government in the nation’s capital. 

In 2017, Lee was awarded a university grant that allowed him to  serve as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is also a founding member of the Early Career Scholars Group of Intelligence Studies in the International Studies Association and has forthcoming articles in the Journal of Intelligence History,  American Intelligence Journal, and Encyclopedia of U.S. Intelligence. His book reviews have been published in the Journal of Cold War Studies and the International Journal of Intelligence, Security, and Public Affairs.

Education
  • MA, Boston College 2014, Political Science
  • MPP, George Mason University 2010, Public Policy
  • BA, University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth 2008, Political Science
Of Note
  • Graduated Cum Laude (2008)
  • Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society (2008)
  • Oxford University Mansfield College Summer Study Abroad Program (2010)
  • Member American Political Science Association (2012-Present)
Research Interests

My research interests include American Foreign Policy, Insurgency/Counterinsurgency Warfare, Intelligence Studies, The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict and Energy Politics.