Milan Babik

Visiting Assistant Professor of Government

Office: Diamond 253 [ campus map ]
Phone: 207-859-5309
Fax: 207-859-5229
Office Hours:
M,F: 10:50am-12:30pm and by appointment
Babik, Milan

Education

D.Phil. International Relations, University of Oxford (2009)
M.Sc. International Relations, London School of Economics & Political Science (2002)
B.A. Government and Economics, Colby College (2001)

Areas of Expertise

  • post-positivist IR
  • 20th-century international history
  • aesthetic turn in IR
  • critical historiography
  • narrative theory

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
GO131 AIntroduction to International Relations
GO281 AConcepts and Methods of Political Science Research
GO362 AAdvanced International Relations at Salzburg Global Seminar
IS149 AUtopia and Dystopia

Publications


Books


Babík, Milan. The Poetics of International Politics: Fact and Fiction in Narrative Representations of World Affairs. London: Routledge, 2019.


---. Statecraft and Salvation: Wilsonian Liberal Internationalism as Secularized Eschatology. Waco, TX.: Baylor University Press, 2013.


Peer-reviewed articles


---. "Honor Thy Father... But What About the Bible?" Dějiny a současnost (2018).


---. "POTUS: The American President as a Global Phenomenon." Dějiny a současnost (2018).


---. "What Would Mr. X Say? George F. Kennan and Russian Expansionism from the Perspective of Today." Dějiny a současnost (2017).


---. "'X' Ten Years On: The Fictions of George F. Kennan's Recent Factual Representations."
Review of International Studies (2016).


---. "Realism as Critical Theory: The International Thought of E.H. Carr." International Studies Review (2014).


---. "Beyond Totalitarianism: (Re)Introducing Secularization Theory to Liberal Narratives of Progress." Politics, Religion & Ideology (2012).


---. "George D. Herron and the Eschatological Foundations of Woodrow Wilson's Foreign Policy, 1917-1919." Diplomatic History (2011).


---. "Nazism as a Secular Religion." History and Theory (2006).


---. "The Christian Historical Consciousness: Understanding War in Twentieth-Century Europe." Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions (2004).

 


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