Joyce P. Kaufman Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Engagement with Communities at Whittier College. She is the author of A Concise History of U.S. Foreign Policy, 2nd ed. (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2010) and NATO and the Former Yugoslavia: Crisis, Conflict and the Atlantic Alliance (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2002), and co-editor of The Future of Transatlantic Relations: Perceptions, Policy and Practice (with Andrew M. Dorman) (Stanford Security Studies, 2011). She is also the author of numerous articles and papers on U.S. foreign and security policy. With Kristen Williams, she is co-author of Women and War: Gender Identity and Activism in Times of Conflict (Kumarian Press, 2010) and Women, the State, and War: A Comparative Perspective on Citizenship and Nationalism (Lexington Books, 2007).