Hoshik Nam

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Doctoral Candidate
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Research Areas

International Relations
Comparative Politics
Political Methodology


Hoshik Nam is a PhD Candidate in the Political Science department at the University of Iowa. He studies international relations and is specially interested in foreign policy decision-making processes by countries and international organizations and their influence on diverse international affairs. His dissertation is about international arms transfers and causes of inefficient arms transfer restriction efforts. In another ongoing project, he focuses on the effects of international arms transfers on interstate conflicts. His research interests are US and comparative foreign policy, international arms transfers, civil-military relation, international conflicts, and military intervention.


University of California - San Diego, MA in International Affairs, 2016
Yonsei University, Republic of Korea, BA in Sociology, 2014