David A Rezvani

Visiting Research Assistant Professor and Lecturer

DAVID A. REZVANI, is a Visiting Research Assistant Professor and Lecturer at Dartmouth College. His research interests include political integration, Asian politics, and US foreign policy.  He is the author of Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories (Oxford University Press, 2014). His work has also appeared in the Political Science Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Ethnopolitics, and the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.  He has previously taught at Harvard University, MIT, Oxford University, Trinity College, and Boston University. He has held research fellowships at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and has won research grants from Harvard University, Oxford University, Trinity College, the Smith Richardson Foundation, Boston College, and Hong Kong University. As a speaker of English, Mandarin Chinese, and Persian, he has conducted fieldwork in Europe, China, and the Middle East.

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Department:
Government
Institute for Writing and Rhetoric
Education:
B.A. University of Washington
M.Sc. London School of Economics and Political Science
D.Phil. University of Oxford, St. Antony's College

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Selected Publications

Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories.  (Oxford University Press, 2014). More Info

 “Dead Autonomy, a Thousand Cuts, or Partial Independence?  The Autonomous Status of Hong Kong.” Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol. 42, No. 1 (2012), pp. 93-122.

“The Basis of Puerto Rico’s Constitutional Status: Colony, Compact, or ‘Federacy’?” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 122, No. 1 (2007), pp. 115-140.

“Shaping the Federacy Research Agenda.” Ethnopolitics, Vol. 6, No. 1 (2007), pp. 129-131.

Works in Progress

Book on the partially independent status of Hong Kong in authoritarian China.

Book on US national security policy and the formation of territorial unions.

Selected Works and Activities

DARTMOUTH COURSES

Debates in International Politics (Writing 5)

Politics of Asia (Government 50)

International Conflict and Cooperation (Government 50)

Nation-Building (Government 85)

International Institutions (Government 50)

Decision Making in US Foreign Policy (Government 85)