Professor of Political Science and History, Department of Social Sciences and History



  • Comparative Government and Politics
  • Foreign Policy of the United States
  • Global Scholars Seminar in Political Studies
  • International Organizations International Relations
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Nationalism and the Modern State
  • New Europe


  • Euro-American relations
  • International Affairs
  • Ideology and Political Culture
  • Nationalism


  • BA, New Jersey City University
  • MA, Seton Hall University
  • MA, New School for Social Research
  • PhD, New School for Social Research

Academic Profile

Professor Raphalides earned his Ph. D. in political science from The Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, New York City, specializing in international affairs and comparative politics, with additional study in Middle East and North African politics at Columbia University.  He was a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow. He is Director of the Global Scholars Program, is the campus chapter adviser of Pi Sigma Alpha, The National Political Science Honor Society, and a member of Phi Alpha Theta, The National History Honor Society. His research and teaching interests encompass international relations, foreign policy in world politics, nationalism, and political development in Europe and the developing world.  His articles have appeared in encyclopedias, magazines, and learned journals including, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Journal of Asian and African Affairs, Journal of Third World Studies, Journal of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies (UK), and the Journal of Modern Hellenism. 

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