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Abstract: Although much has been written to explain a superpower’s rationale when deciding to engage in a military intervention, not enough research has been conducted to analyze why their allies choose to support such foreign policy decisions. This thesis combines mathematics with social psychology and international relations to describe a ...
Many scholars, researchers, and companies conduct their work within the fields of persuasive public speaking, perception, psychological distance, foreign policy, and other IR topics. In this section, you will be able to read short interviews and articles highlighting the work of young scholars, as well as that of established academics and practitioners, along with their vision for the future of their field.
Dr. Sorina I. Crisan created Persuasive Discourse in 2020, as a means to teach about effective and persuasive public speaking. Persuasive Discourse not only showcases Dr. Crisan's doctoral work but also stands as a platform for interviews with scholars and practitioners working within the field of international relations.
Illustrations: Courtesy of Sorina I. Crisan, PhD, and Wix.com photo gallery.