School of International Service, American University.

Bio

Claire Metelits is professor in the Program of Global Governance, Politics and Security in the School of International Service at American University.

Featured Work

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/thespeakernews/15537268219" target="_blank">Day Donaldson</a>

OCT 22, 2015 Article

Back to the Drawing Board: What the Recent Peace Agreement Means for South Sudan

Will South Sudan's President Kiir really remain committed to the August 2015 peace agreement that ended the civil war? Claire Metalits has studied South Sudan and ...

A young village boy in Uganda. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/dvids/5856893090"> DVIDSHUB </a> (<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">CC</a>)

OCT 10, 2014 Article

Security Threats in Africa: A Critical Perspective

The U.S. is still seeing Africa from a Cold War perspective rooted in political realist thought, writes Africa security expert Metelits. But characterizing non-Western ...