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Farah Jan

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D., Rutgers University

  Farah Jan is an International Relations Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her Ph.D. from Rutgers University-New Brunswick in May 2018.  Dr. Jan’s research focuses on interstate rivalries and alliances, the causes and consequences of nuclear proliferation, and security politics of South Asia and the Middle East. Her dissertation, Adversarial Peace: A Comparative Historical Analysis of Nuclear Rivalries, examined the impact of nuclear weapons on strategic rivalries. Her writing has appeared in a range of scholarly and policy-relevant publications, including, Foreign Policy, Arab News, Asraq Al-Awsat, Foreign Policy Journal and Democracy & Security.

Research Interests

•    Security Studies•    Strategic Rivalries & Alliances•    South Asia & Middle East

Courses Taught

INTR-390-303/5 INTR-391-303/5