Houghton, David Patrick
Education: University of Sheffield, B.A., 1989; University of Pittsburgh, M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1996.
Political scientist, educator, and writer. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, teaching assistant, 1990-92, teaching fellow, 1992-96; University of Essex, Essex, England, lecturer in international relations, 1996-2003, joint director of M.A. program in American government and politics, 1997-2001, director of B.A. program in politics and international relations, 1999-2001, director of M.A. in international relations program, 2000-03; University of Central Florida, Orlando, assistant professor, 2000-08, associate professor of political science, 2008—. Visiting scholar, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State University, Columbus, 2001-02.
NALGO Prize in Political Theory & Institutions, University of Sheffield, 1989; Kennedy Research Grant, John F. Kennedy Library, 1994; Choice Outstanding Academic Title award winner, 2002, for U.S. Foreign Policy and the Iran Hostage Crisis.
U.S. Foreign Policy and the Iran Hostage Crisis, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2001.
(With David McKay and Andrew Wroe) Controversies in American Politics and Society, Blackwell Publishers (Malden, MA), 2002.
Political Psychology: Situations, Individuals and Cases, Routledge (New York, NY), 2008.
Contributor to Encyclopaedia of Global Perspectives on the United States: Issues and Ideas Shaping International Relations, Volume 3, edited by Karen Christensen and David Levinson, Berkshire Publishing, 2007. Contributor to periodicals, including Security Studies, Policy Sciences, Political Psychology, and the British Journal of Political Science.