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David Ettinger

Research & User Services

David Ettinger is the International Affairs and Political Science Librarian at George Washington University. Dr. Ettinger specializes in international affairs. Earlier, he worked as a Foreign Service Officer in the U.S. diplomatic service for the U.S. Department of State and at the United States Information Agency in a variety of capacities in Washington, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York, and overseas in the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. His areas of academic specialization are international law and organizations and public diplomacy.

Office location
Gelman Library, 303
Phone number
Research consultation area(s)
Global Affairs
Social Sciences
Collection development area(s)
Environmental and Resource Policy
European Studies
International Affairs
International Development
International Trade and Investment Policy
Latin American Studies
Paralegal Studies
Peace Studies
Political Management
Political Psychology
Political Science
Public Policy
Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Security Policy Studies
Areas of expertise
international affairs, political science