Clements Center
Clements Center

Ionut Popescu

Assistant Professor | Texas State University | Class of 2016-2017
Ionut Popescu

Dr. Ionut Popescu received his PhD in Political Science from Duke University in the fall of 2013, with a primary specialization in International Relations and a secondary one in American Politics. A scholar of modern American foreign policy and grand strategy, Dr. Popescu is the author of Emergent Strategy and Grand Strategy: How American Presidents Succeed in Foreign Policy (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017). His articles have appeared in the Journal of Strategic StudiesForeign PolicyThe National InterestContemporary Security Policy, OrbisParametersThe HillJoint Force QuarterlyArmed Forces Journal and War On The Rocks. His teaching interests include courses on international security, strategy and conflict, and American foreign policy and national security.