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Patrick Hulme

Graduate Student Researcher

Patrick Hulme

Patrick Hulme recently completed his Ph.D. in political science at the University of California San Diego. For the 2023-2024 academic year, he will be a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the International Security Program at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. For the summer of 2022, he was a Summer Associate with the RAND Center for Analysis of U.S. Grand Strategy, and for the 2020-2021 academic year he was a Hans J. Morgenthau Fellow at the Notre Dame International Security Center. 

His research and teaching interests include congressional-executive relations in U.S. foreign policy, constitutional law, deterrence theory, and the U.S.-China relationship. He has been a graduate student researcher for the Center for Peace and Security Studies (cPASS) and the 21st Century China Center, and is currently a Non-resident Fellow at the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC).

His work has been published by International Studies Quarterly, The National Interest, The Diplomat, Lawfare, and other outlets. He has served as the instructor of record for classes on the Presidency, the U.S. Congress, and the Cold War. He holds a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Chinese from the University of California, Davis, and a J.D.—with a specialization in International and Comparative Law—from the UCLA School of Law.