Kyle Kattelman

Assistant Professor

School of Criminal Justice, Political Science & International Affairs


Ph.D., Political Science, University of Missouri, 2013

M.A., Political Science, Eastern Illinois University, 2007

B.A., Political Science, Eastern Illinois University, 2006

Selected Publications

Kattelman, Kyle T. "Party Structure, Information, and Coalition Durability: The Relevance of NATO in the Global War on Terror." Studies in Conflict & Terrorism. Forthcoming.

Kattelman, Kyle T. 2015. "Testing the Prisoners' Dilemma of Counterterrorism: An Aggregate Analsyis of Counterterrorist Efforts From 2001-2010." Journal of International Relations and Development. Forthcoming.

Kattelman, Kyle T. 2015. "Legislative Professionalism and Interest Group Concentration: The ESA Model Revisited." Interest Groups and Advocacy 4(2): 165-184.

Kattelman, Kyle T. 2014. "Operation Enduring Freedom: Institutional Constraints, Alliance Commitments, and the Power Capabilities of Counterterrorism." Journal of Terrorism Research 5(2): 12-29.

Short Abstract

Dr. Kattelman received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Missouri in 2013. He arrived at Fairleigh Dickinson in the fall of 2015, having previously served as a Mizzou Advantage Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Missouri and a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science & Public Administration at Mississippi State University. Courses taught at Fairleigh Dickinson include Introduction to Political Science, Public Policy, Political Thought and Theory, and Politics and Ethics, among others. His main research interests concern national security, terrorism and counterterrorism, and coalition staiblity. Recent publications include the success of coalitions in the War on Terror and cooperation over participation in counterterrorist endeavors. Dr. Kattelman is currently exploring the role of the United Nations and its ability to adapt to the changing role of the 21st century security threat.

University College

School of Criminal Justice, Political Science, & International Studies
Mail Stop: T-RA2-01
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666

Courses Taught

POLS 1101: Introduction to Political Science

POLS 2252: Political Thought & Theory

POLS 2254: Public Policy

POLS 2606: Ethics and Politics

CRIM 6020: Statistics and Data Analysis

Research Interests

International Conflict



Game Theory

American Politics