Arthur Stein specializes in international relations theory. His book Why Nations Cooperate: Circumstances and Choice in International Relations develops models of strategic interaction to explain international cooperation and conflict. Dr. Stein has served on the editorial boards of International Organization, the American Journal of Political Science, and International Interactions. He has additionally been a member of the Statewide Steering Committee for the Institute for Global Conflict and Cooperation. In his undergraduate and graduate courses, Professor Stein examines such topics as ethnic conflict, terrorism, economic relations, and global governance.