Seth Singleton

Seth Singleton

Adjunct Professor and Libra Professor of International Relations
PhD, Yale University
AB, Harvard University
507 North Stevens Hall


Seth Singleton is Adjunct Professor of Political Science and Libra Professor of International Relations at the University of Maine. His research interests generally focus on international relations, especially dealing with China and Asia. He won the American Political Science Association prize for best dissertation in international relations and has held grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Council on Soviet and East European Research, the Fulbright program, and the Open Society Institute. He has lived and worked at universities in Tanzania, Russia, Ecuador, and Vietnam, and consulted in China, Mongolia, and Bolivia. Along with teaching, he has been faculty research associate at Harvard and academic dean in universities in the US and overseas, most recently Associate Provost in charge of curriculum and faculty at the new Tan Tao University in Vietnam. Seth and Charlotte Singleton live in Mount Desert.


Fall 2019 Office Hours:

  •  TuTh 10:00-10:45, Th  12:30-3:00

Fall 2019 Courses:

  • POS 370-International Terrorism: Challenges for America 
  • POS 499-Senior Seminar in Political Science
  • SPI 503-International Relations