Dmitriy Nurullayev is an Assistant Professor of Government in the College of Applied Science and Technology. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Arizona, Dmitriy was a Postdoctoral Scholar at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He has also held a predoctoral fellowship at the Davis Center for Russian & Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. Dmitriy’s research agenda focuses on bargaining, signaling, and strategic provocation in the context of interstate conflicts. Additionally, he studies the dynamics of alliances among rising powers with a particular focus on Russia and China. As an educator, Dmitriy has taught courses on U.S. Foreign & National Security Policy, International Law, War and Peace, Russian Politics, and Research Methods in Social Sciences. He holds a B.A. from Hendrix College, an MPhil. from the University of Cambridge (U.K.), and a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University.