Richard Rousseau, Ph.D., is an international relations expert. He was formerly a professor and head of political science departments at universities in Canada, France, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, and the United Arab Emirates. His research interests include the former Soviet Union, international security, international political economy, and globalization. Dr. Rousseau's over 800 books, book chapters, academic journal, and scholarly articles, conference papers, and newspaper analyses on a variety of international affairs issues have been published in numerous publications, including The Jamestown Foundation (Washington, D.C.), The Conversation, Global Brief, World Affairs in the 21st Century (Canada), Foreign Policy In Focus (Washington, D.C.), Open Democracy (UK), Harvard International Review, Diplomatic Courier (Washington, C.D.), Foreign Policy Journal (U.S.), e-International Relations, Europe’s World (Brussels), New Eastern Europe, Political Reflection Magazine (London), Foreign Policy Research Centre Journal (New Delhi), Center for Security Studies (CSS, Zurich), Eurasia Review, Global Asia (South Korea), Modern Diplomacy, International Policy Digest (U.S.), Journal of Turkish Weekly (Ankara), The Casimir Pulaski Foundation (Warsaw), Georgia Today (Tbilisi), among others.