Dr. Dennis V. Hickey


Political Science

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Political Science
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



PhD, 1988, University of Texas at Austin


  • American Foreign Policy
  • Asian Politics
  • Foreign Policy Decision-Making
  • National Security
  • Introduction to American Politics

Research and professional interests

  • International relations of East Asia
  • Publishing numerous scholarly books, journal articles and op-eds in newspapers ranging from the Wall Street Journal to the Los Angeles Times

Awards and honors

  • James F. Morris Endowed Professor of Political Science, 2008-present
  • Fulbright Exchange Scholar, China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing, China, 2008
  • Serves as a Research Associate, San Francisco State University's Center for US-China Policy Studies, present
  • Serves on the editorial board of two scholarly journals (The Journal of Chinese Political Studies and Taiwan Defense Affairs), present
  • University Foundation Award for excellence in service, 2011
  • A member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Chinese Political Studies, 2008 -2010

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