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At the University of Tennessee, Dr. Buehler currently teaches eight different courses on comparative politics and international relations of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for both undergraduate and doctoral students.  The courses focus on democratization in the Arab world, concentrating on academic literature related to oil, institutions, Islamist parties, the military, and the Arab uprisings.  His international relations courses cover issues such ethnic and sectarian conflict, peace agreements, diplomacy, refugee crises, and nuclear proliferation issues (like negotiations around the 'Iran deal') in the MENA.



Contemporary Middle East Politics (POLS 463), 

War and Peace in the Middle East (POLS 479), 

Nuclear Politics of the Middle East (POLS 410) 

Exploring the Middle East and Islam through Film (FYS 129)

Introduction to Comparative Politics (POLS 249)



Comparative Politics of the Middle East and North Africa (POLS 574)

Authoritarianism (POLS 610)

Nuclear Politics of the Middle East (POLS 595)


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