Staff

Office: Encina Hall West, Room 312
Phone: (650) 736-1998
Professor of Political Science
Kenneth A. Schultz is professor of political science at Stanford University. His research examines international conflict and conflict resolution, with a particular focus on the domestic political influences on foreign policy choices. He is the author of Democracy and Coercive Diplomacy and World Politics: Interests, Interactions, and Institutions (with David Lake and Jeffry Frieden), as well as numerous articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals. He was the recipient the 2003 Karl Deutsch Award, given by the International Studies Association, and a 2011 Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, awarded by Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences. He received his PhD in political science from Stanford University.
Office: Encina Hall Central, Suite 30
Phone: (650) 725-0715
Associate Director, Program in International Relations

Paul earned a doctorate in cultural anthropology from Cornell University and master's degrees in East Asian studies and public and private management from Yale University. His academic work has focused on East Asia, particularly Taiwan and China, where he has lived for more than a decade. He has taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University, and at Stanford in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Program in Writing and Rhetoric. Prior to attending graduate school, Paul worked as a corporate auditor/CPA in Hartford, Manhattan, and Beijing. Paul is also a translator of Chinese fiction and literary nonfiction, a Chinese tea enthusiast, and a technical scuba diver.

Office: Encina Hall Central, Suite 30
Student Services Officer, Program in International Relations

Stephen is a Student Services Officer at Stanford University for the Program in International Relations. Born and raised here in the Bay Area, Stephen earned his M.S. in Higher Education Counseling & Student Affairs at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. During his Masters program, Stephen worked in both Cal Poly’s Dean of Students Office of Student Support, Success, & Retention as well as for the College of Science and Mathematics Student Services.

When he is not working with students, Stephen enjoys playing his guitar and bass, attending concerts, going on runs, cheering on his favorite sports teams, watching movies and television, baking, and spending time with friends and family.