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Dr. Nilay Saiya



Dr. Nilay Saiya
Assistant Professor
Director of International Studies
209A Hartwell Hall

Courses Taught:

PLS 111: Introduction to International Relations
PLS 333: American Foreign Policy
PLS 444: National Security
PLS 475: Political Geography


Ph.D., Political Science, University of Notre Dame, 2013
MA, Political Science, University of Notre Dame, 2010
MA, Political Science, Villanova University, 2006
BA, Political Science, Lebanon Valley College, 2004

Selected Publications:

Nilay Saiya. “Explaining Religious Violence Across Countries: An Institutional Perspective" in Kevin R. den Dulk and Elizabeth Oldmixon Mediating Religion: Political Institutions and the Policy Process (New York: Palgrave), forthcoming.

Nilay Saiya. “Onward Christian Soldiers: American Dispensationalists, George W. Bush and the Middle East,” Holy Land Studies 11, no. 2(Fall 2012): 175-204.

Nilay Saiya. “The U.S. Recognition of Israel: A Bureaucratic Politics Model Analysis,” Concept 23, no. 1 (Spring2005): 41-63

Last Updated 2/12/15