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Michael Klare

Michael Klare

Professional Title: 

Five College Affiliated Professor
Professor of Peace and World Security Studies


Rm. G-8, FranklinPatterson Hall, Hampshire College


Office Hours: 

Spring 2016: Wednesday 1:00- 4:00PM and by appointments at UMass


B.A. and M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., Union Institute


Michael Klare, Five College professor of peace and world security studies, and director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies (PAWSS), holds a B.A. and M.A. from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of the Union Institute.

Professor Klare has written widely on U.S. military policy, international peace and security affairs, the global arms trade, and global resource politics.

Area of Study: 

  • International relations


  • Political Science