Paul, T. V. 1956-

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PAUL, T. V. 1956-


PERSONAL: Born November 10, 1956, in Mevellor, Kottayam, Kerala, India; citizenship, U.S. and Canadian; son of Mathew and Thresiamma Varkey; married Rachel Tara (a design engineer), December 30, 1984; children: Kavya, Leah. Ethnicity: "Indian." Education: Kerala University, B.A. (political science), 1977; Jawaharlal Nehru University, M.Phil. (international relations), 1984; University of CaliforniaLos Angeles, M.A. (political science), 1988, Ph.D. (political science), 1991. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Gardening, reading, walking.

ADDRESSES: Home—123 Applewood Crescent, Beaconsfield, Quebec, Canada H9W 5Z9. Offıce—Department of Political Science, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2T7; fax: 514-398-1770. E-mail—[email protected] com.


CAREER: University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, teaching fellow in government, 1985-86; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, assistant professor, 1991-95, associate professor, 1995-2000, professor of political science, 2000—, director of University of Montreal-McGill University joint research program in international security, 2000-02. Harvard University, visiting scholar at Center for International Affairs and John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, 1997-98; guest lecturer at numerous institutions around the world, including U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, University of Bombay, Koc University, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, Kyung Hee University, and Beijing Institute of Strategic Studies. Shastri Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, member of board of directors, 1993-94.


MEMBER: International Political Science Association, American Political Science Association, International Studies Association, British International Studies Association, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Canadian Political Science Association, Arms Control Association.


AWARDS, HONORS: Peace scholar fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace, 1989-90; grants from Rockefeller Foundation, 1993-96, Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, 1994-95, John Holmes Fund, 1996-97, Fonds pour la formation de Chercheurs, 1997-2000, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1997-2000, 1998-2001, 2002-05, and Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 2001-02; selected outstanding academic book, Choice, 2001, for Power versus Prudence: Why Nations Forgo Nuclear Weapons.


WRITINGS:


Assymetric Conflicts: War Initiation by Weaker Powers, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1994.

(Editor, with John A. Hall, and contributor) International Order and the Future of World Politics, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1999.

(Editor, with Richard Harknett and James Wirtz, and contributor) The Absolute Weapon Revisited: Nuclear Arms and the Emerging International Order, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 2000.

Power versus Prudence: Why Nations Forgo NuclearWeapons, McGill-Queen's University Press (Ithaca, NY), 2000.

(With Baldev Raj Nayar) India in the World Order:Searching for Major Power Status, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2002.

(Editor, with G. John Ikenberry and John A. Hall, and contributor) The Nation-State in Question, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Arms Control without Negotiation, edited by Bennett Ramberg, Lynne Rienner (Boulder, CO), 1993; The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime: Prospects for the Twenty-first Century, edited by Raju Thomas, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1998; Nuclear India in the Twenty-first Century, edited by Damodar Sardesai and Raju G. C. Thomas, Palgrave (New York, NY), 2002; and The Waning of Major War, edited by Raimo Vayrynen, in press. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals, including Alternatives, Asian Survey, Non-Proliferation Review, International Journal, and Journal of Conflict Resolution. Assistant editor, Canadian Journal of Political Science, 1996-99.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Editing Balance of Power Revisited: Theory and Practice in the Twenty-first Century, with others, for Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ); The Tradition of Non-Use: Nuclear Taboo in World Politics; War-making and State-making in South Asia; Transitions without War: Strategies of Peaceful Change in the International System.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


periodicals


American Political Science Review, March, 1996, Ben D. Mor, review of Assymetric Conflicts: War Initiation by Weaker Powers, p. 234; September, 1999, K. A. Beyoghlow, review of The Absolute Weapon Revisited: Nuclear Arms and the Emerging International Order, p. 764.

Journal of Interdisciplinary History, summer, 1996, Susan Peterson, review of Assymetric Conflicts, p. 116.

Naval War College Review, autumn, 2000, Percival Bronston, review of International Order and the Future of World Politics, p. 153.

Political Science Quarterly, spring, 2001, George H. Quester, review of Power versus Prudence: Why Nations Forgo Nuclear Weapons, p. 134.

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