Associate Professor of Political Science
Dr. Tom Copeland is an associate professor of Political Science, teaching classes in International Relations and leading off-campus study programs. He is especially interested in national security, intelligence, terrorism, and the relationship between free markets and prosperity. He has written a book on mass casualty terrorism and edited another on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He enjoys golf, hiking, Pittsburgh sports teams, and anything related to Middle Earth.
Dr. Copeland's teaching philosophy can be summed up in two statements: "There is no such thing as a dumb question in my classroom" and "I rarely give 100's, because there is always room to improve." He would rate this bio as about a 80%.
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