Curriculum Vitae

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

Shawn Voutour is a graduate student in the Political Science and International Affairs PhD Program at the University of Georgia, specializing in International Relations and Political Methodology. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at San Diego State University, where he received his BA in International Security and Conflict Resolution with a specialization in Cooperation, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution in 2014, and his MA in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations and Comparative Politics in 2018. His research interests include human rights, international courts and tribunals, international law, nationalism, and American foreign policy.

Education

BA in International Security and Conflict Resolution in 2014 at San Diego State University

MA in Political Science in 2018 at San Diego State University

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Shawn received his BA in International Security and Conflict Resolution with a specialization in Cooperation, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution and a minor in Islamic and Arabic Studies in 2014, as well as his MA in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations and Comparative Politics in 2018 from San Diego State University. Outside of academics, Shawn was a member of the San Diego State University Marching Aztecs from 2010 to 2018, and served as Baritone Section Leader for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. In addition to the baritone, Shawn can play the trumpet and various percussion instruments. He is currently learning Arabic, and would like to brush up on his German, Spanish, and Japanese as well.

Honors, Awards, and Achievements

– 2022-2023 – Awarded a Earl F. Ziemke Graduate Fellowship, The University of Georgia

– 2015-2016 – Awarded a Terhune Political Science Fellowship, San Diego State University

– 2014 – Graduated with Cum Laude Honors, San Diego State University

Affiliations

– Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, San Diego State University

– Golden Key International Honour Society, San Diego State University

– Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership and Honors Organization, San Diego State University

Research Interests

Human Rights, International Courts and Tribunals, International Law, Nationalism, and American Foreign Policy