Politics in Theory and Practice is a political science blog that analyzes international relations and American politics. We cover everything from current events to political science theory to abstract political philosophy. We started this blog on February 14, 2016, and have been posting regularly ever since.
Sam Seitz (@samseitz3) is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. He holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where he studied international politics, European studies, and security studies. Sam has worked for the British Ministry of Defense, the BMW Center for German and European Studies, and recently concluded a stint serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Security Studies Review. His areas of interest broadly include alliance politics, international political economy, proliferation, status-seeking, and the intersection of comparative politics and international relations.