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Global Fellow at the Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition, Associate Professor at the University of Arizona, University of Arizona

Dr. Kucik is a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center's Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition and an Associate Professor of Political Science and Law (by courtesy) at the University of Arizona. He researches questions in international political economy and law. He is interested in developing more sustainable, more robust trade rules. He also investigates free trade’s impact on domestic workers.

In addition, he researches the sources of global market volatility and the political economy of conflict.

Dr. Kucik has been a fellow at the Wilson Center’s Canada Institute, the Udall Center at the University of Arizona and the Niehaus Center at Princeton University. He previously directed graduate programs at the City College of New York and University College London.

Dr. Kucik holds a PhD from Emory University ('10), MA from the University of Manchester ('05) and BA from NC State ('03).


  • 2013–present
    Assistant Professor of Political Science, City University of New York


  • 2010 
    Emory University, PhD Political Science