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Christian Godwin

Christian Godwin Profile

Christian Godwin

Ph.D. Candidate


Christian Godwin is a PhD student focusing on international relations and comparative politics. He is interested in international relations theory, grand strategy, and security studies. His research focuses on power maximization and territorial expansion, with a particular emphasis on how great powers pursue global hegemony. 

Godwin received a bachelor’s in international studies from the University of North Carolina – Wilmington and a master’s in international relations (with honors) from the University of Chicago. Before coming to the Ohio State University, he worked as a case researcher at Harvard Business School.