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Filip Viskupic

Filip Viskupic


Assistant Professor of Political Science

Office Building

West Hall



Mailing Address

West Hall 219
School of American & Global Studies-Box 510
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Dr. Filip Viskupič is an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the School of American and Global Studies, and a Research Associate in The SDSU Poll. Dr. Viskupič earned his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 2019. His research and teaching interests include political psychology and foreign policy analysis.


PhD, Political Science and International Affairs, 2019. University of Georgia, Athens, GA
MPhil, Political Science, 2013. Lingnan University, Hong Kong
BA, Politics, 2011. University of London, England

Academic Interests/Expertise

Political Psychology, International Conflict, Foreign Policy Analysis

Academic Responsibilities

Courses Taught:
Current World Issues
American Government
Governments of the World
Model United Nations
Political Psychology
American Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy Decision-making
International Relations of Asia Pacific
Political Science Capstone


As Co-principal Investigator:
(with David Wiltse—PI), Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Challenge Fund, South Dakota State University, 2021. $15,000

(with David Wiltse—PI, Brittney Meyer—Co-PI), CAHSS Collaborative Scholarship Fund Proposal, South Dakota State University, 2021. $5,120

Creative Activities

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Journal Articles:
Meyer, B. A., Viskupič, F., & Wiltse, D. (2021). Pharmacists to Partner with Religious Leaders to Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy Amongst Christians. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. Forthcoming.

Viskupič, F. (2020). More Valuable than Blood and Treasure? Experimental Evidence on the Impact of Status on Domestic Preferences for Military Intervention. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy, 26(4).

Viskupič, F., & Atkinson, D. B. (2018). When States Resist: Regime Type, Relative Power, and Militarized Compellent Threats. Journal of Global Security Studies, 3(4), 431-443.

Applications of Research

Recent Media Appearances:
South Dakota News Watch (September, 15 2021)
Rapid City Journal (September, 16 2021)



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