John W. Dietrich
John W. Dietrich is a professor of Political Science and Chair of the department. His teaching includes courses introducing Global Politics, U.S. Foreign Policy, International Relations, Ethics in Internal Affairs, and a Global Foundations section on Human Rights. He is active in campus service and has served on committees such as University Vision 2020 planning, College of Arts & Sciences Strategic Planing, General Education Review, and design of the Academic Innovation Center. His research focuses on U.S. foreign policy and human rights. He has published numerous articles on human rights, PEPFAR, the International Criminal Court, and security issues. He published a book on George W. Bush's foreign policy.
Ph D, Johns Hopkins University
MA, Johns Hopkins University
BA, University of Pennsylvania
Dietrich, J., The George W. Bush Foreign Policy Reader: Presidential Speeches with Commentary, M.E. Sharpe, 2005.
Dietrich, J., "A World Perspective: Affirmative Action in the Global Context" in Controversies in Affirmative Action, Praeger Publishing, 2014.
Dietrich, J., "The Limited Prospects of Deterrence by the International Criminal Court: Lessons from Domestic Experience", International Social Science Review, 2014.
Dietrich, J., Enduring Questions: American Government, Editorial Board, 2014.
Dietrich, J., "R2P and Intervention after Libya", Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences , 2013.
Dietrich, J., Enduring Questions: American Government, Editorial Board, 2013.
Dietrich, J., "Morality, Public Health, and the National Interest: The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)", Pew Case Studies in International Affairs, 2012.
Dietrich, J.,Witkowski, C., "Obama’s Human Rights Policy: Déjà vu With a Twist", Human Rights Review, 2012.
Dietrich, J., "The Politics of PEPFAR: President Bush’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief", Ethics & International Affairs, 2007.
Dietrich, J., "U.S. Human Rights Policy in the Post-Cold War Era", Political Science Quarterly, 2006.
Dietrich, J., "Interest Groups and Foreign Policy: Clinton and the China MFN Debates", Presidential Studies Quarterly, 1999.
Dietrich, J., "PEPFAR" and "Tuberculosis", The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Global Security Studies, 2019.
Dietrich, J., Review of Stephen R. Porter, Benevolent Empire: U.S. Power, Humanitarianism, and the World’s Dispossessed, Human Rights Review, 2019.
Dietrich, J., Institutionalizing the Atrocities Prevention Board (APB), International Studies Association Annual Meeting, 2016.
Dietrich, J., “International Trafficking of Human Organs” , Enduring Questions in Issues Understanding Controversy and Society, ABC-CLIO., 2015.
Dietrich, J., "Bush Doctrine," "Political Science/International Relations," and "Weinberger-Powell Doctrine" , Encyclopedia of Military Science, 2013.
Dietrich, J., "U.S. Drones Strikes are a Justifiable and Successful Counterterrorism Tool", Enduring Questions in American Government, ABC-CLIO, 2013.
Dietrich, J., Test Bank: for Essentials of International Relations, 6th Edition, W.W. Norton, 2013.
Dietrich, J., "Kamuhanda Trial," "Kayishema Trial" and "Rutaganda Trial", Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes: An Encyclopedia, 2013.
Dietrich, J., "Creating Laws that Bite: U.S. Driven Solutions to End Human Trafficking", Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society, ABC-CLIO, 2013.
Dietrich, J., "Juvenile Courts," "Timothy McVeigh," "National Tracing Center," "Terry Nichols," "Trigger Locks," "Youth Gun Crime Interdiction Initiative," and "The Juvenile Justice Bill" in Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law, ABC-CLIO, 2013.
Dietrich, J., Review of Amitava Kumar, A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb, Human Rights Review, 2011.
Dietrich, J., Review of Lee Feinstein and Tod Lindberg, Means to an End: U.S. Interest in the International Criminal Court , H-Human-Rights , 2011.
Dietrich, J., Review of Robert I. Rotberg, ed. The Worst of the Worst: Dealing with Repressive and Rogue Nations, Human Rights Review, 2010.
Dietrich, J., "Free Trade Area of the Americas," "The Geneva Conventions," "The United Nations," and "World Government" in International Encyclopedia of Public Policy: Governance in a Global Age, Global Political Economy Research Unit, 2006.
Dietrich, J., Review of Albrecht Schnabel and Ramesh Takur, Kosovo and the Challenge of Humanitarian Intervention, Human Rights Quarterly, 2003.
Distinguished Faculty Award, 2021
Outstanding Service, 2017
Faculty Merit, 2016
Global Studies Scholar Award, 2015
Faculty Merit, 2014
Faculty Merit, 2012
Faculty Mentor of the Year, 2010
Faculty Merit, 2010
Faculty Merit, 2008
Faculty Merit, 2006
Induction in Omicron Delta Kappa, 2006
Faculty Merit, 2004
Global Politics, Human Rights Policy, U.S. Foreign Policy, International Relations
Human Rights Policy, U.S. Foreign Policy, International Security, International Relations
American Political Science Association
International Studies Association