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Eric Rittinger

Eric Rittinger


  • Syracuse University, PhD, Political Science, 2012
  • Syracuse University, MA, Political Science, 2008
  • American University, BA, International Studies, 2004

Areas of Expertise

  • U.S. foreign policy
  • Civil-military relations in Latin America
  • U.S.-Latin American relations


I joined the Political Science Department at Salisbury University in 2013. Before that, I taught courses at Syracuse University and SUNY Cortland.

Since 2021, I have served as chair of the SU Political Science Department.