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Ahsan I. Butt

Assistant Professor



Research Hall Room 356, MSN: 3F4
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030



Ethnicity and nationalism, international security, international relations theory, and South Asia

Ahsan I. Butt is an Assistant Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. His main research interests lie in nationalism, international security, and South Asia. He is currently writing a book on separatist violence. His work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Conflict, Security, and Development and International Organization, and has received generous support from the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, the Mellon Foundation, the Stanton Foundation, and the United States Institute of Peace.

Areas of Research

  • Ethnicity and Nationalism
  • International Relations
  • International Relations Theory
  • Security Policy
  • South Asia