CORBIN Ethan, PhD

  • Position :
  • Adjunct Professor

  • Department :
  • International Affairs
  • E-mail :
  • ethan.corbin@vesalius.edu
  • Office hours :
  • By appointment
  • Nationality :
  • American
  • Languages :
  • English, French
  • Education :
  • Ph.D. in International Relations – The Fletcher School, Tufts University (2013)

     

    Master in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) – The Fletcher School, Tufts University (2007)

     

    Master in Contemporary Middle Eastern History – Paris IV (La Sorbonne) (2005)

     

    BA History and French – Bowdoin College (1998)

  • Teaching :
  • Vesalius College: Present

    • US Foreign Policy in the Middle East

     

    Tufts University:

    • US Foreign Policy in the Middle East (2012-2013)
    • New and Old Wars: The United States and Evolving International Security Environment (2013)
  • Research area(s) :
    • International Security
    • US Foreign Policy
    • Middle Eastern Politics
    • Levantine History and Politics (Syria and Lebanon)
    • European Security
    • Armed Groups
    • NATO
  • Selected Publications :
  • “Security Competition Rising: Renewed Militarization of the High North” (forthcoming) fall 2016

     

    “Out with the Old, In with the…? U.S. Middle Eastern Policy and the Arab Spring” ed. Mannon-Nour Tannous, in Les Cahiers du CCMO, Editions du Cygne: Paris, Spring 2012.

     

    “Power Outage: Syrian Armed Group Alliances in the Balance,” Policy Brief, Harvard University, April 2012.

     

    “Principals and Agents: Syria and its Armed Group Allies,” The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, vol. 35:2 (Summer 2011)

     

    “Tel père, tel fils, ou l'histoire d'une succession sur mesure : Bashar Asad et les nouveaux défis de l'Etat baathiste”, Annuaire français de relations internationales (AFRI), Volume X, 2009.

     

    “The U.S. role in contemporary peace operations: a double-edged sword,” (with Ian Johnstone), International Peacekeeping, Vol. 15, February 2008.