I am an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the department of political science at Texas Tech University. I am also Associate Editor and International Relations Field Editor for Political Research Quarterly (PRQ).
I earned my Ph.D. in political science, with a focus in International Relations, from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign(2009). I earned my M.A. in political science from the University of Kentucky (2005), and my B.A. in political science and history at Louisiana State University (2001).
My research interest include, but are not limited to, the causes of war, international rivalry, conventional arms races, alliance behavior, territorial disagreements, and bargaining behavior. For more information about my publications and ongoing research projects, please see my research page or email me at toby.rider[at]ttu.edu.
Toby J Rider
Dept. of Political Science
Texas Tech University
PO Box 41015
Lubbock, TX 79409