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Jonathan M. Acuff

Associate Professor

Jonathan Doe
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843-349-2339 jacuff@coastal.edu

Brittain Hall 359

Spring 2018 Hours: Monday and Wednesday 12-2pm and by appointment

Saepe ne utile quidem est scire quid futurum sit" -Cicero

Biography

Born in Greenwich, Conn., Jonathan Acuff, Ph.D. joined the CCU faculty in 2015. He previously taught at the University of Washington, Saint Anselm College, and Seattle University. His research interests include international security, intelligence analysis, military doctrine, revolutions and state failure, and social theory (broadly conceived).

He has published articles in Intelligence and National Security, International Political Sociology, and Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions. He is the author of numerous book chapters and is the editor (with Brent J. Steele) of Theory and Application of the “Generation” in International Relations and Politics (Palgrave, 2012). Acuff has served four terms on the Executive Committee of the Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration (ENMISA) section of the International Studies Association and was a Ford Foundation Fellow at the University of Iowa.

Education

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Washington
M.A., Political Science, University of Washington
M.A., Political Science, University of Iowa
M.A. Ed., Social Studies, College of William and Mary
B.A., History, College of William and Mary

Interesting Facts

Professor Acuff has worked as a military analyst for the National Bureau of Asian Research in Seattle, Wash., served as an officer in the US Army Reserve, taught high school in Williamsburg, Va., and lived in Denmark. Acuff has also coached tennis at both the high school and NCAA Division II levels. Acuff is the Coordinator for the Coastal Carolina University Chapter of the Order of the Sword and Shield, the honor society for intelligence studies.

Teaching Areas

Intelligence analysis, international security, strategy, and terrorism

Research Areas

International security, intelligence analysis and epistemology, military doctrine, revolutions and state failure, and social theory (broadly conceived)

Fore more information, visit https://sites.google.com/site/jonathanmacuff/

Program Affiliations

Politics and Intelligence and National Security Studies