Peter Rudloff

Peter Rudloff

Associate Professor

Oklahoma State University


Curriculum Vitae

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Oklahoma State University. I teach numerous courses at Oklahoma State University, including the introductory international relations course, research methods, upper division courses on international conflict and international law.

My research interests are civil and international conflict. A number of ongoing research projects are detailed in the projects section, and publications can be found below. I also lead a research group called the Conflict and War Study Group, which combines my interests in teaching, mentoring, and research.


  • Civil War
  • International Relations
  • International Conflict


  • M.A. & Ph.D. in Political Science, 2007

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • B.A. in Political Science, 2001

    Saint Louis University


Spring 2021 Courses

I am scheduled to teach two undergraduate courses during the spring semester of 2021:

  • POLS 3103: Introduction to Political Inquiry
  • POLS 4033: Civil Wars

More information can be found on the Registrar’s site.


Fall 2020

POLS 2013: Introduction to International Relations

POLS 4113: International Organization

POLS 5000: Thesis


Ethnicity, Religion, and Conflict in Jos, Nigeria

A survey experiment conducted with Dr. Laura Vinson during the summer of 2016 in Jos, Nigeria that examines the role of tribal and religious identities in communal violence. Photo credit: Andrew Moore. Photo license: CC BY-SA 2.0. Cropped and resized from original.

Conflict and War Study Group

My research group involving undergraduates that examines civil wars and other forms of organized violence. Photo credit: Kevin Burkett. Photo license: CC BY-SA 2.0. Cropped and resized from original.