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Philip B. Potter

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Politics
Office location and address
261 Gibson
1540 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Ph.D. Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles
Biography

Philip Potter is an Associate Professor of Politics specializing in foreign policy and international relations. He is the principal investigator for a Department of Defense Minerva Initiative project to map and analyze collaborative relationships between terrorist organizations. Professor Potter has recently published articles in International Organization, The Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, and The Journal of Conflict Resolution. His book War and Democratic Constraint (coauthored with Matthew Baum), is available from Princeton University Press. He has been a fellow at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania and holds degrees from UCLA and McGill University.

Gemini contract for G. Foresman - Travel
Source: Gemini Technical Solutions JV, LLC
October 01, 2018 – July 30, 2022
MD5 Technology Accelerator
Source: Gxm Consulting LLC
October 01, 2020 – September 30, 2021
Chaotic Good
Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
February 17, 2021 – September 16, 2021
MD5 Technology Accelerator
Source: Gxm Consulting LLC
April 15, 2019 – March 27, 2020
ORAU/GSA
Source: OAK RIDGE ASSOCIATED UNIVERSITIES
August 29, 2019 – November 22, 2019
Gemini contract for G. Foresman - Labor
Source: Gemini Technical Solutions JV, LLC
October 01, 2018 – September 30, 2019
Hacking for Defense Education Program
Source: Gxm Consulting LLC
April 23, 2018 – September 27, 2019
MD5 Technology Accelerator - Supplement
Source: Gxm Consulting LLC
May 01, 2019 – August 31, 2019
AS-POLI Assessing Cooperation and Conflict among Militant Organizations
Source: U.S. DOD - Navy - Office Of Naval Research (Onr)
June 01, 2015 – August 29, 2016
PLIR 5993: Selected Problems in International Relations
Credits: 1–3
Independent study, under faculty supervision, for intensive research on a specific topic. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
PLAP 5993: Selected Problems in American Politics
Credits: 1–3
Independent study under faculty supervision, for students who are preparing for intensive research on a specific topic. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
PLIR 7000: Core Seminar in International Relations
Credits: 3
Provides an overview of the main schools, theorists, and problems in the study of international relations and foreign policy. It is the core seminar for the international relations sub-field and thus aims to represents its contemporary character.
PPOL 7050: The National Security Process
Credits: 3
This seminar will cover the national security process in the US from the passage of the National Security Act of 1947 to the present. It will cover important national security movements and moments such as containment of the Soviet Union after the Kennan "Long Telegram," the onset of CIA-mounted covert action, the passage of the National Security Act Amendment of 1949, the Bay of Pigs, and Osama bin Laden and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
LPPS 7050: The National Security Process
Credits: 3
This seminar will cover the national security process in the US from the passage of the National Security Act of 1947 to the present. It will cover important national security movements and moments such as containment of the Soviet Union after the Kennan "Long Telegram," the onset of CIA-mounted covert action, the passage of the National Security Act Amendment of 1949, the Bay of Pigs, and Osama bin Laden and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
PLCP 7500: Special Topics in Comparative Politics
Credits: 3
Special Topics in Comparative Politics
PLIR 7500: Special Topics in International Relations
Credits: 3
Special Topics in International Relations
LPPP 7559: New Course in Public Policy and Leadership
Credits: 3
Investigates a selected issue in public policy or leadership.
PLAD 7750: Supervised Research I
Credits: 3
Supervised Research I
LPPP 7993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Student will perform independent projects under close faculty supervision.
PLAD 8750: Supervised Research II
Credits: 3
Supervised Research II
PLPT 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.
PLCP 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.
PLIR 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.
PLPT 8999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
PLCP 8999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
PLIR 8999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
PLPT 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
PLCP 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
PLIR 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
PLPT 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral Dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.
PLCP 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.
PLIR 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.