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In fall 2016, Dr. Hall joined the Patterson School. He previously served as Head of the Department of Political Science and Director of the International Studies Program at Morehouse College. Dr. Hall has held appointments at institutions both in the United States and abroad, the latter including Hong Kong and Turkey. Dr. Hall helped direct the initiative to establish a peace studies program at Morehouse, as well as the initiative to create the college’s Asian and Middle East Studies Program. Professor Hall is an active member of the community, with appointments to the United Nations Association (President of UNA-USA Bluegrass Chapter), the State Governing Board of Common Cause Georgia, Daisy Alliance (where he serves as Executive Director), the Georgia Advisory Committee of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, and the State Department's International Security Advisory Board. He serves as a consultant at Union of Concerned Scientists focusing mainly on Congress and the public and the nuclear threat and policy. He has made numerous public appearances in various media outlets, schools, churches, and community organizations.      

Dr. Hall’s primary areas of teaching and research include international relations, international security, foreign policy, Global South affairs, international political economy, Eurasian affairs, and, research methodology. He completed his Ph.D. in Political Science, with a concentration in International Relations from Howard University. Professor Hall also holds a Master’s in Political Science (Howard University), as well as Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and German (Northwestern University). Dr. Hall was a 1997 Fulbright Fellow in Kazan, Russia, and a former NEH (National Endowment of the Humanities) Summer Fellow. In addition, he was inducted into Sigma Iota Rho (International Studies Honor Society) and Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society).

Professor Hall is author of several articles, and is co-editor of (and contributor to) the book, Eternal Colonialism (University Press of America, Inc., 2010). His most recent book, published March 3, 2023, is titled Examining US-China-Russia Foreign Relations: Power Relations in a Post-Obama Era. He has also published Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy: China, Russia, and the United States’ Pursuit of Relevancy and Power (Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2013). 

Curriculum Vitae


Global South (DIP 714) Spring 2023

Comparative Foreign Policy (DIP 735) Fall 2023

Transnational Organizations and Processes (DIP 600) Fall 2022



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