Travis Nelson

Clear Float

This pane clears float!

Travis Nelson

Associate Professor, Political Science
Program Coordinator, International Studies

Office: Gardner 138
Tel: 608.342.1809
E-mail: nelsontra@uwplatt.edu
Curriculum Vitae

  • Ph.D. Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.A. Political Sciecne, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.A. Political Science, St. Olaf College

Specialties:

  • International Relations
  • International Security
  • Natural Disasters and International Politics
  • Foreign Aid
  • Sport and International Politics

Courses:

  • International Relations
  • Introduction to Politics
  • Politics of the Global Economy
  • International Security

Recent Publications:

  • “Determinants of Disaster Aid: Donor Interest or Recipient Need?” Global Change, Peace & Security 24:1 (2012). 109-126.
  • “Charmed by China? Popular Perceptions of Chinese Influence.” (co-authored with Matthew Carlson). Japanese Journal of Political Science 13:4 (2012). 477-499.
  • “Not Just a Game? Power, Protest, and the Olympic Games.”  (co-authored with Patrick Cottrell). European Journal of International Relations. 17:4 (2011). 729-753.
  • “When Disaster Strikes: On the Relationship between Natural Disaster and Interstate Conflict.” Global Change, Peace & Security. 22:2 (2010). 155-176.
  • "Rejecting the Gift Horse: International Politics of Disaster Aid Refusal.” Conflict, Security, and Development. 10:3 (2010). 379-402.

Current Projects:

  • “Agreeing to Disagree: Deliberative Democracy and the Justifications of War.” (co-authored with Daniel Kapust).
  • “Sport Without Referees: FIFA, the IOC, and the Politics of Accountability.” (co-authored with Patrick Cottrell).
  • “Profound Shock and Heartfelt Sympathy”: On the Politics and Humanitarianism of Natural Disaster."

 

Clear Float

This pane clears float!

Footer Anchor