Peter Furia is an Associate Professor on the General Faculty and Director of the Politics Distinguished Majors Program, the Global Studies-Security and Justice Program and Co-Director of the Religion, Politics and Conflict Initiative.
His research addresses public opinion and comparative foreign policy and utilizes web and survey data to test claims about group identity and inter-group enmity in international relations. His other interests include mass-elite relations in democracies, the patriotism-cosmopolitanism debate and the history of international political thought.
His research articles have appeared in Global Society, International Interactions, International Studies Quarterly and Polity and he has also published over a dozen book chapters and shorter articles. He is co-editor (with Richard Sobel and Bethany Barratt) of Public Opinion and International Intervention: Lessons from the Iraq War (Potomac 2012).
He received his B.A. in Political Science from Haverford College and his Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University.