J. Patrick Rhamey Jr.

Name: J. Patrick Rhamey Jr.
Academic Title: Assistant Professor, Department of International Studies and Political Science, Virginia Military Institute
Email Address: rhameyjp@vmi.edu

J. Patrick Rhamey, Jr. is Assistant Professor of International Studies and Political Science at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia where he also directs the Institute’s Central Europe Study Abroad Program and serves as an elected member of the Lexington City Council. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Arizona, M.A. in Political Science from the University of Georgia, and B.A. in International Studies and Political Science from Rhodes College. His research includes understanding the impact of systemic hierarchy, analysis of the causes of international conflict, and theorizing in the subfield of comparative regionalism. A common theme throughout these research programs is the impact of geography in conditioning our understanding of state behavior, including the temporal coexistence of order and disorder across different regions of the word within the international system.

ResearchGate URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/J_Rhamey
LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/j-patrick-rhamey-jr-66527617
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1. "Order and Disorder across Geopolitical Space" https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/jird.2014.3

2. "Major Power Status (In)Consistency and Political Relevance in International Relations Studies" https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/peps.2013.19.issue-3/peps-2013-0046/peps-2013-0046.xml

3.  "Going for the Gold" http://ias.sagepub.com/content/16/3/244.abstract