Visiting Assistant Professor - Political Science
Office: Kauke 102
- Ph.D. University of Oregon, 2018
- M.A. University of Oregon, 2014
- B.A. Pepperdine University, 2003
Dr. Valdez specializes in international relations, with particular attention to US foreign policy and nuclear weapons policy. His work engages constructivism and discourse analysis to shed light on the social emergence of nuclear weapons policy and the nuclear taboo. He teaches international relations, US foreign policy, US Politics, and courses on nuclear weapons and nonproliferation policy.