Chad Rector

Chad Rector (no photo)

Associate Professor

Academic Credentials

B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego


Other Information

Teaching Area

  • International Politics
  • Comparative Government

Research Interests

  • International Organizations
  • Regional Integration

Dr. Chad Rector joined the Marymount University faculty in 2011, having previously taught at the George Washington University and the University of California, San Diego, and has been a scholar-in-residence at the Australian National University. He has taught courses on a variety of topics in international and comparative politics, political economy, U.S.-European relations, terrorism, international organizations, and environmental politics. His research is about how countries bargain over the design of international organizations. He has written one book about regional integration through federal unions and is currently writing another book about international cooperation on energy and security.

Information about Dr. Rector’s courses.



Phone: 703-284-1579