T. V. Paul (McGill University)
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T. V. Paul
Department of Political Science
855 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T7, Canada
phones: 514-398-4820 (w);
description of work:
Research & Teaching Areas: International Relations -- International Security;
War & Conflict; Nuclear Proliferation, South Asia.
PROFESSIONAL: 1/03 - Present: James McGill Professor of International
Relations, Department of Political Science, McGill University, Montreal,
Canada; 7/00-12/02: Professor, Department of Political Science,
McGill University; 09/02 - 05/03: Visiting Professor, Department of
National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School, & Senior Visiting
Associate, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of
International Studies, California; 7/00-6/02: Director, University of
Montreal-McGill Research Group in International Security; 6/95-6/00:
Associate Professor; 9/91-5/95: Assistant Professor Political Science,
McGill University; 9/97-6/98: Visiting Scholar, Center for International
Affairs & Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University;
12/86-6/89: Teaching Associate, Political Science, UCLA.
EDUCATION: Ph.D. 1991: Political Science, UCLA; M.A. 1988: Political
Science, UCLA; M.Phil. 1984: International Relations, JNU., New Delhi;
B.A. 1977: Political Science, Kerala University, India.
1. The India-Pakistan Conflict: An Enduring Rivalry (editor), Cambridge
University Press, 2005.
2. Balance of Power: Theory and Practice in the 21st Century (co-editor)
Stanford University Press, 2004.
3. The Nation-state in Question (co-editor) Princeton University Press,
4. India in the World Order: Searching for Major Power Status (with B.
Nayar), Cambridge U. Press, 2003.
5. Power versus Prudence: Why Nations Forgo Nuclear Weapons,
Press, 2000 -- Selected as an 'Outstanding Academic Title for
2001' by Choice Magazine.
6. International Order and the Future of World Politics (co-editor)
Cambridge University Press, 1999,
2000 (twice), 2001, 2002 & 2003.
7. The Absolute Weapon Revisited: Nuclear Arms and the Emerging
International Order (co-editor),
University of Michigan Press, 1998, pb.2000.
8. Asymmetric Conflicts: War Initiation by Weaker Powers, Cambridge
University Press, 1994.
1. "Why Has the India-Pakistan Rivalry Been So Enduring?" Security
Studies, Oct-Dec. 2006:600-30.
2. "Soft Balancing in an Age of U.S. Primacy," International Security,
Summer, 2005, 46-71.
3. "Under Pressure? Globalization and the National Security State," (with
N. Ripsman), Millennium, 33, 2005.
4. "Globalization and the National Security State: A Framework of
Analysis," (with N. Ripsman) International
Studies Review, June, 2005.
5. "Systemic Conditions and Security Cooperation: Explaining the
Persistence of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation
Regime," Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 16(1),
6. "The Systemic Bases of India's Challenge to the Global Nuclear Order,"
Nonproliferation Review, Fall 1998.
7. "Achieving Nuclear Non-Proliferation: The Role of Coercive Sanctions,"
International Journal, Summer 1996.
8. "Nuclear Taboo and War Initiation in Regional Conflicts," Journal of
Conflict Resolution, Dec. 1995.
Books under Preparation: 1. The Tradition of Non-use of Nuclear Weapons;
2. Globalization and the Changing National Security State.
Honors/ Awards/Grants: Faculty of Arts 2005 Award for high Distinction in
Research, McGill University; James McGill Chair, 2003; "Popular
Professor," Maclean's Guide to Canadian Universities, 2005; Peace Scholar
Award, U.S. Institute of Peace,1989; 3 SSHRC grants, 3 FQRSC grants; 1
Rockefeller Foundation grant.