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Jonathan Markowitz

Dissertation Fellow
UC San Diego

Jonathan Markowitz is an associate professor in the Political Science and International Relations Department at the University of Southern California. His research explores how economics interacts with politics to influence states’ foreign security interests, grand strategy and whether and why they choose to arm and engage in military competition.His dissertation deals with a central issue for scholars of international relations and policy makers: will rising powers choose to build and project military power, and, if so, will they choose to compete over access to and control of resources and trade?

Jonathan Markowitz

Expertise & Interests

  • Economics
  • Environment
  • Development
  • Military power