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Department of Political Studies
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International Relations, International Political Economy, neoliberalism, military privatization.
Aaron Ettinger received his Ph.D. from the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University under the supervision of Wayne S. Cox. His dissertation,American Military Contractors and the Neoliberal Way of War, investigates the causes and character of private sector participation in American conflicts. Specifically, it compares the American use of military contractors in the Vietnam and post-September 11 wars. This project is part of a broader research agenda on the political economy of conflict in the twenty-first century.
"The Mercenary Moniker: Condemnations, Contradictions and the Politics of Definition." (Forthcoming 2014) Security Dialogue 45 (2)
“Neoliberalism, the State, and War.” Millennium: Journal of International Studies. 40 (2): 379-393
"Neoliberalism and the Rise of the Private Military Industry." 2011. International Journal 66 (3): 731-752.
POLS 405: The Politics of the post-September 11 Wars (Winter 2014)