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Michael E. Aleprete

Michael E. Aleprete


Political Science Faculty

(724) 946-7254

Campus Location:
   Old Main
Mailbox: 99

About Me

Professor Aleprete teaches a wide range of International Relations and Comparative Politics courses for the College. He completed his undergraduate degree at Duquesne University and earned his Masters and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. Trained in the areas of international conflict, international relations theory, and the comparative politics of the former Soviet Union, Dr. Aleprete's research interests include,  the political geography of border areas, U.S. and Russian foreign policy, nationalism and third party interventions in war.

His writings have appeared in a variety of publications including International Interactions, Journal of International Relations and Development, Democracy and Security, Russian History, The Russian Review, Operant Subjectivity, Comparative Political Systems and The American Review of Canadian Studies. In 2012 published an edited volume, The International Dimensions of Authortarian Persistance, and currently serves on the editorial boad of Lexington Press' Russian, Eurasian, and Eastern European Politics Book Series 

Dr. Aleprete has held positions at several liberal arts colleges before coming to Westminster. A native of Pittsburgh, he currently lives in Zelienople, PA with his wife and two children.