Graeme Auton

Professor, Government

Degrees: Postdoctoral work: Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; B.A. (1969), M.A. (1971), Ph.D. (1976) University of California, Santa Barbara

Office: Political Science, Hall of Letters #327

Office Hours: MWF 11-12; F 1-2; and by appt.

Phone: 909/748-8595



Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise

  • International security
  • International political economy
  • International politics of Northeast Asia
  • International politics of Europe
  • Russia

Professional Background

Dr. Graeme Auton has been Professor of Government at the University of Redlands since 1987. Dr. Auton was a NATO Research Fellow and a Ford Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard’s Center for International Affairs. In the early 1990s he took leave from the University to work for the U.S. Arms Control & Disarmament Agency in Washington, Brussels and Vienna. In 2006 he undertook a research visit to the Russian Far East with a Fulbright-Hays grant. In the fall of 2007 he spent four months in South Korea as a Senior Fulbright Scholar, teaching international security studies to graduate students at Kyung-Hee University, Seoul, while working on a book on Northeast Asian regionalism. He is the author (with Wolfram Hanrieder) of The Foreign Policies of Germany, France and Britain, editor of the volume Arms Control and European Security, and has a long list of articles to his credit, including two articles published last year in Korea and a recent piece on Sakhalin Island and the Russian government’s energy policies. He is presently working on a book on the security and political-economic aspects of Northeast Asian regionalism.

Courses Offered at Redlands

  • Introduction to World Politics
  • International Relations Theory
  • Russian Foreign Policy
  • Issues in American Foreign Policy
  • International Politics of Northeast Asia
  • Politics of Japan and the Two Koreas
  • International Law

Degrees Held

B.A. (1969), M.A. (1971), Ph.D. (1976) University of California, Santa Barbara
Postdoctoral work: Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Occidental College (1975-76)
  • Lawrence University of Wisconsin (1976-77)
  • Whitman College (1977-87)
  • Graduate Program in Public Policy, Pepperdine University, part-time (2002-03)
  • Graduate Institute for Peace Studies, Kyung Hee University, Seoul (2007)

Professional Experience

Foreign Affairs Specialist (European Security Negotiations), Bureau of Multilateral Affairs, U.S. Arms Control & Disarmament Agency, Washington, D.C. (1992-93)

Awards, Honors and Grants

  • NATO Research Fellowship, 1978-79
  • NEH Summer Research Grant, University of Washington, 1984
  • Ford Postdoctoral Fellow in European Society & Western Security, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, 1984-85
  • Burlington Northern Distinguished Teaching Award, Whitman College, 1986
  • William C. Foster Fellow, U.S. Arms Control & Disarmament Agency, 1992-93
  • Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Research Grant, Russian Far East, 2006
  • Senior Fulbright Scholar, Graduate Institute of Peace Studies, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea, 2007

Publications, Presentations and Panels

  • Book, "Foreign Polocies of West Gernmany, France, and Britain" (Prentice- Hall, 1980)
  • Book, editor, "Arms Control and European Security" (Praeger Press, 1989)
  • Numerous articles on European and Northeast Asian security, Russian energy Policy, etc. between 1976 and 2008 – published in the U.S., U.K. and South Korea
  • Numerous panel and conference presentations in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, 1975-2009

Professional Affiliations

  • Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), Seoul, South Korea
  • Northeast Asia Office, International Council on Local Environmental Initiatives
  • (ICLEI), Jeju City, South Korea – Board Member Institute for Analysis (IFA), Fort Meade, Maryland
  • Graduate National Security Studies Program, California State University

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