Senior Lecturer, Department of International Affairs Director, Security Leadership Program

Curriculum Vitae

Maryann E. Gallagher is the Director of the Security Leadership Program (SLP) at the Center for International Trade and Security and a senior lecturer in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Emory University and her B.A. from Drew University. Prior to joining the faculty at UGA in 2014, she was an assistant professor at DePauw University. Professor Gallagher’s research interests include American foreign policy, decision making, and gender in international relations. She teaches courses on American Foreign Policy, Decision Making in International Relations, Women & World Politics, and War & Gender.

  • Ph.D., Emory University 2010, Political Science
  • M.A., Emory University 2007, Political Science
  • B.A., Drew University 2001, Political Science
Areas of Expertise
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Decision Making
  • Leaders’ Personalities
  • Gender & Conflict
  • SPIA Student Union – Faculty Adviser
Course Instruction
  • INTL 3200 Introduction to International Relations
  • INTL 4250 American Foreign Policy
  • INTL 4260 Decision Making in International Relations
  • INTL 4650 Women and World Politics
  • INTL 4475 War and Gender
Selected Publications
  • “Engendering Justice: Women and the Prosecution of Sexual Violence in International Criminal Courts” (with Zoe Li and Deepa Prakash). 2019. International Feminist Journal of Politics.
  • “Taking Matters into Their Own Hands: President’s Personality Traits and Executive Orders” (with Bethany Blackstone). 2015. Presidential Studies Quarterly.
  • “Personality and Politics.” 2015. In American Political Culture: An Encyclopedia.
  • “Presidential Personality: Not Just a Nuisance” (with Susan Allen). 2014. Foreign Policy Analysis.
  • “Civil Liberties.” 2014. In Gibbons et al. Encyclopedia of Political Thought.