Richard W. Mansbach

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Richard Wallace Mansbach (born 1943) is an American political scientist.

Mansbach studied political science, history, and Spanish at Swarthmore College and graduated in 1964.[1] He then attended the University of Oxford as a Marshall Scholar.[2] After completing his dissertation, Mansbach joined the Swarthmore College faculty, where he taught for two years.[1] While teaching at Rutgers University, Mansbach named a fellow of the American Council on Education in 1981,[3] and worked for the Central Intelligence Agency.[4][5] He later moved to Iowa State University. From 1999 to 2004, Mansbach was a co-editor of International Studies Quarterly.[6][7] In 2017, the International Studies Association convened a Distinguished Scholar Panel to honor Mansbach and Yale H. Ferguson.[8]


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  2. ^ "Richard W. Mansbach". Iowa State University. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  3. ^ Carroll, Maurice (1 February 1981). "New Jerseyans". New York Times. New York Times. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  4. ^ Ege, Konrad (June–August 1984). "Rutgers University: Intelligence Goes to College". CounterSpy: 42–44.
  5. ^ "2 Are Admonished On C.I.A. Project". New York Times. 28 November 1984. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  6. ^ Dombrowski, Peter; James, Patrick; Mansbach, Richard W.; McCormick, James M. (1 December 1999). "From the Editors". International Studies Quarterly. 43 (4): 555–557. doi:10.1111/0020-8833.00136. JSTOR 3014021.
  7. ^ "2005 Annual Report of the International Studies Quarterly Editorial Team" (PDF). International Studies Association. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Richard Mansbach to be recognized by International Studies Association at Distinguished Scholar Panel". Iowa State University. September 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2018.