Jean-Robert Leguey-Feilleux, Emeritus Professor of Political Science at Saint Louis University, specializes in international relations, diplomatic method, and Middle East politics.
Education and Background. Dr. Leguey-Feilleux was educated in France, received a Diplome d'Enseignement Commercial Superieur (corresponding to a U.S. Masters degree in economics and business administration) from l'Ecole superieure de Commerce de Marseille and a Diplome Superieur d'Etudes Coloniales, Marseilles, France. He came to the United States as a Fulbright Scholar, received an M.A. in Political Science and Economics at the University of Florida, and a Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations from Georgetown University.
Dr. Leguey-Feilleux received a Certificate in English Language, Life, and Institutions from Cambridge University, U.K. He was Director of Research at the Institute of World Polity, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, and did research at the United Nations in New York.
Teaching. For over forty years, Dr. Leguey-Feilleux taught classes in international law, diplomatic method, international organization, international terrorism, and the Middle East in international politics. He was co-director of the political journalism certificate and director of the foreign service certificate and directs the Fulbright program for graduate study abroad.
Research. Dr. Leguey-Feilleux has written in the fields of international law, international politics, and diplomacy. His forthcoming book, The Dynamics of Diplomacy (Lynne Rienner, October 2008) offers a fresh, up-to-date look at the evolution, politics, and practice of diplomacy today [Rienner website]. He is co-author of The Law of Limited International Conflict (Georgetown University). As a Malone Fellow of the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, he has done research in some eighteen Middle Eastern countries.