About Jon Dorschner
A native of Tucson, Arizona, Jon P. Dorschner earned a PhD. in South Asian studies from the University of Arizona. He currently teaches South Asian Studies and International Relations at his alma mater, and publishes articles and books on South Asian subjects.
From 1983 until 2011, he was a career Foreign Service Officer.
A Political Officer, Dr. Dorschner’s career specialties were internal politics and political/military affairs. He served in Germany, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, the United States Military Academy at West Point and Washington.
From 2003-2007 he headed the Internal Politics Unit at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India. In 2007-2008 Dr. Dorschner completed a one-year assignment on an Italian Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in Tallil, Iraq. From 2009-2011 he served as an Economic Officer, in Berlin, Germany.
Areas of Study
Teaching, Writing, Research, and Public Speaking
Study of South Asia in the following disciplines:
Administration of Academic Study and Research Programs
PhD. - University of Arizona - 1981 - Oriental Studies
MA - University of Arizona - 1977 - Oriental Studies
BA - University of Arizona - 1975 - Major - History, Minor - Religion
POL 361 - International Organizations
GPSV 442 - International Law
POL 464 - South Asia and International Relations Theory
GPSV 312 - Contemporary International Politics
GPSV 443 - Armed Conflict and Conflict Management
GPSV 450 - Politics of South Asia