Paul D. Coverdell Professor of Public Policy
Georgia College

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science
University of South Carolina 

Areas of Expertise
International Law, International Development, Peace & Security, International Organizations, International Administration, Global Governance, Nonprofit Management, Public-Private Partnerships, U.S. Foreign Policy

Dr. Roger Coate is the current Paul D. Coverdell Professor of Public Policy at Georgia College & State University and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science, and is also the former Director of the Richard L. Walker Institute of International Studies at the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining Georgia College & State University January 2009, Coate had taught at University of South Carolina since 1981 and before that at Arizona State University for four years. Coate received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University and holds a M.A. from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. Coate has also acted as both advisor and consultant for a variety of different organizations such as U.S. Secretary of State’s Monitoring Panel on UNESCO, the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State. He has also acted as a member of the U.S. Delegation to the 31st UNESCO General Conference, a member of U.S. National Academy of Science’s Board of International Scientific Organizations; a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Panel on Housing Rights; and United Nations Fellow at the UN Centre for Human Rights. Roger Coate also currently serves as Vice Chair and Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS).

Recent Publications
Roger Coate. Identity Politics in an Age of Globalizations (2010)

Roger Coate. United Nations Politics: Responding to a Challenging World (2007)

Roger Coate. The United Nations and Changing World Politics (2010) (Multiple Editions)

Roger Coate. International Cooperation in Response to Aids (1995)

Recent ACUNS Activity 
ACUNS Board of Directors
Updated July, 2014