Daniel Braaten

Department of Political Science, Sociology, Geography

Asst. Professor, Political Science


Daniel Braaten
Langner Hall
Phone: 830-372-6566



Ph.D. in Political Science with a specialization in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

M.A. in Political Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

B.S. in Political Science (major) and English (minor), North Dakota State University


Presented research at the International Studies Association annual conference in 2010, 2012, and 2013, the American Political Science Association annual conference in 2010, the Western Political Science Association annual Conference in 2010 and the Midwest Political Science Association annual Conference in 2010.


& Presentations

Braaten, Daniel B. 2014 “Determinants of U.S. Foreign Policy in Multilateral Development Banks: The Place of Human Rights.” Journal of Peace Research forthcoming. 

Braaten, Daniel B. 2014 “Which Countries, Which Rights? U.S. Human Rights Policy in the Multilateral Development Banks.” Journal of Human Rights 13(2): 205-209.

Braaten, Daniel B. and Yue Zou ““China’s Hegemonic Potential: Is it Legit?” Midwest Political Science Association Conference. Chicago, Ill., April 2014.

Rapkin, David P. and Dan Braaten. 2009. “Conceptualising Hegemonic Legitimacy.” Review of International Studies 35(1): 113-149.

Braaten, Daniel B. 2009. “The WTO and Human Rights.” in Encyclopedia of Human Rights ed. David P. Forsythe. New York: Oxford University Press.

Braaten, Daniel B. 2009. “Human Rights and Soft Law: Alternative Paths for New Challenges.” in Negotiating Sovereignty and Human Rights eds. Noha Shawki and Michaelene Cox. Ashgate Publishing.