Rubrick was appointed Lecturer in International Relations in 2018. He has convened modules on US foreign policy, international political economy, international security, terrorism and political violence, and foreign policy analysis, among other subjects.
Prior to coming to Kent to complete his PhD, Rubrick worked as an analyst and consultant with several organisations in Washington, DC. He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Minnesota and an MA in International Politics from the American University’s School of International Service. He currently serves as the lead editor of the School's journal, Global Society.
He is the author of US Power in Latin America: Renewing Hegemony (2017). Rubrick’s main areas of research explore the political violence and political economy of US power in international relations.
Rubrick is interested in supervising PhD students in his research areas, particularly projects related to US foreign policy, US-Latin American relations, international security, remote warfare, and populism and foreign policy, among other topics.
Current PhD Students
Among other professional bodies and associations, Rubrick is a member of the following: