Political Science & Criminal Justice
School of Arts and Letters
Anna Rulska, M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science
|Office: 315 Hansford Hall
Prof. Anna Rulska joined the Department in 2009. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in international relations theory, comparative politics, international and European security, and Central and Eastern European politics. Prof. Rulska completed her B.A. in Political Science and German at Lyon College in Arkansas, received her dual M.A. in Political Science and German Studies from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and her Ph.D. in International Studies from Old Dominion University in Virginia.
Prof. Rulska gained extensive experience in civilian-military simulations centered on humanitarian crisis scenarios while working with Joint Forces Staff College in Norfolk, VA. Furthermore, she assisted the NATO Allied Command Transformation in development of the Multiple Futures Project in 2009. She has presented at conferences, participated in workshops, and published articles and book chapters on nuclear policy of major powers, ethnic minorities in Europe, international security theory, foreign policy in the Middle East, women in post-conflict environments, and teaching and learning in political science and international relations. Her research includes issues relating to collective security arrangements, NATO, global and human security, and the US foreign policy.
In her spare time, Prof. Rulska enjoys long car, plane or boat trips to new places, baseball games, Broadway musicals, cats, and books.