Dr. Christi Siver

Associate Professor of Political Science. Master's degree in International Relations and International Economics at The John's Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; Ph. D. in political science at the University of Washington in August 2009.


S. Mary Grell Teacher of Distinction Award - May 2014

Alcuin and Clemens Library Information Literacy Award - May 2014

SJU Office: Simons 152
(320) 363-2250

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Faculty advisor for the CSB/SJU Debate Team.


Fall 2017

POLS 121 - Intro to IR

POLS 390 - Ethics of War

POLS 364 - Senior Research Seminar - International Relations

Spring 2018

HONR 121 - Intro to IR (Honors section)

POLS 223 - Comparative Politics

POLS 356 Security: Defense, Diplomacy and Development - Dr. Christi Siver

In this course, students will explore issues of international security from different perspectives. The course will start by looking at traditional security issues involving violence and warfare, but then move on to economic security, environmental security, and human security. Students will examine the role of states, international institutions, and non-governmental actors in seeking to understand and increase security.