Professor Seagle’s research interests focus on the English School, the evolution of sub-global regional international societies, intelligence practices within military alliances, European security and foreign policies with emphasis on Romania and the Balkan region.
Dr. Seagle is the author of a book chapter: "EU, NATO and Regional Security in Southeastern Europe and the Mediterranean Region,” TheNew EUrope: Politics, Economics, and Foreign Relations” edited by Yannis Stivachtis, (Atiner June, 2010). A book review of Andrew Bacevich, The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism, Public Knowledge Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2010.
Her current works under review, and in progress for submission, include the article: ‘The Consolidation of Romanian Democracy and Democratization of Romanian Political Elites. A Technical Coup D’état or a Political Governance Crisis’. A book project onThe European Union – A Regional International Society Conceptualized by Romanian Governmental Elites, and a conference paper on ‘The Soviet Union, the Socialist States, and the Post-WWII Global International Society’.
Professor Seagle is a native of Romania and acts as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Relations at Radford University and Virginia Tech.
Dr. Seagle’s work on intelligence practices will be presented this Autumn at the ISSS-ISAC annual meeting in Washington D.C. on the panel New Directions for NATO, and at the National Intelligence Academy in Romania.
Dr. Seagle’s teaching areas include: National Security; International Relations; International Organizations; Comparative Politics and Government; and International Studies.
Her dissertation explored at the intersection between IR theory and international security, the contemporary understanding of the European Union by the Romanian governmental elites. Professor Seagle’s education also includes a BA in History-Geography from ‘Stefan cel Mare’ University of Suceava, and an MA in Political Science completed at Virginia Tech, with a thesis examining Romania’s motives to join NATO, using balance of threat theory.