Oindrila Roy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of International Relations
Dr. Oindrila Roy received her doctorate in political science at Kent State University in 2014. She completed her B.A. in Political Science (with honors) from Presidency College in Kolkata, India, in 2006.
Dr. Roy’s doctoral dissertation was titled, “Exploring the Influence of Faith on Foreign Policy Attitudes in the United States.” Her teaching interests are in the fields of international relations, public policy, and quantitative research methods. Dr. Roy’s research interest is in the analysis of the domestic sources of foreign policy-making in the United States. She is the founding faculty sponsor of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society chapter at Cottey College.
Recent peer-reviewed publications include
- Roy, Oindrila. 2019. “Religious Sources of Defence-spending Attitudes in the United States and the Case of Evangelical Distinctiveness.” Politics, Religion, and Ideology 20(3): 301-21.
- Hager, Lisa, Oindrila Roy, Landon E. Hancock, and Michael J. Ensley.2019. “Selling the Iran Nuclear Agreement: Prospect Theory and the Campaign to Frame the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.” Congress & the Presidency, DOI: 10.1080/07343469.2019.1600172.
- Roy, Oindrila. 2016. “ Religious Roots of War Attitudes in the United States: Insights from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Persian Gulf.” Foreign Policy Analysis 12(3): 258-274. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/fpa/orw017.
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