Tyler White

Assistant Professor of Practice Political Science

Tyler R. White received his PhD in Political Science 2010 from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.  A Husker since day one Dr. White also received his BA (2003) and MA (2006) from UNL, both in Political Science.  Dr. White’s research interests are in international security, specifically nuclear policy, and in human security.  In 2013 Dr. White has co-authored a volume on human security entitled ‘State Responses to Human Security: at Home and Abroad’ with Courtney Hillebrecht and Patrice C. McMahon. 


Dr. White has worked with the Great Plains National Security Education Consortium (GPNSEC), an Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence (ICCAE) since 2011 as the Director of Academic Programs at UNL. In that capacity, Dr. White has developed UNL’s National Security Studies (NSST) minor and worked with UNL’s Intelligence Community Scholars Program.   Dr. White has also co-developed and run a task-force style simulation for the IC CAE program in Washington DC for the past three summers.