--foreign policy analysis
--culture and foreign policy
--women and national security
--Women, Peace, and Security
education and training
- Ph.D. in Political Science (International Relations, Modeling), The Ohio State University - (Columbus, Ohio, United States) 1983
- M.A. in International Relations, Minor in Representation and Modeling, The Ohio State University - (Columbus, Ohio, United States) 1983
- B.A. in Political Science (Magna Cum Laude), Minor in Russian, International Relations, Brigham Young University - (Provo, Utah, United States) 1978
- Hudson, V. M., & Hodgson, K. B. (2022). Sex and Terror: Is the Subordination of Women Associated with the Use of Terror?. Terrorism and Political Violence. 34(3), 605-632.
- Hudson, V. M., & Matfess, H. (2021). Response to Cook and Thies. Conflict Management and Peace Science. 38(2), 147-153.
- Hudson, V. M., & Matfess, H. (2017). In Plain Sight: The Neglected Linkage between Brideprice and Violent Conflict. International Security. 42(1), 7-40.
- Brummer, K., & Hudson, V. M. (2017). The Boundedness of Foreign Policy Analysis Theory?. Global Society. 31(2), 157-166.
- den Boer, A., & Hudson, V. (2017). Patrilineality, Son Preference, and Sex Selection in South Korea and Vietnam. Population and Development Review. 43(1), 119-147.
- Hudson, V. M., & Leidl, P. (2015). The Hillary Doctrine Sex and American Foreign Policy. Columbia University Press.
- Hudson, V., Ballif-Spanvill, B., Capriolo, M., & Emmett, C. (2012). Sex and World Peace. Columbia University Press.
- Hudson, V. M. (2007). Foreign Policy Analysis Classic and Contemporary Theory. Rowman & Littlefield.
- Hudson, V. M., & Boer, A. (2005). Bare Branches The Security Implications of Asia's Surplus Male Population. MIT Press (MA).
- Hudson, V. M., & Eason, L. (2019). The Challenge of Foreign Policy in the WPS Agenda. Davies, S. E., & True, J. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Women, Peace, and Security. 778-791. Oxford University Press.
- Hudson, V. M. (2018). The deep structure of collective security: Thoughts on McDermott, Smuts, and Sanday. The Evils of Polygyny: Evidence of Its Harm to Women, Men, and Society. 147-163.
- Hudson, V. M. (2015). Women’s Status and National and International Security. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. 638-643. Elsevier.
- Hudson, V. M., & den Boer, A. M. (2012). A Feminist Evolutionary Analysis of the Relationship Between Violence Against and Inequitable Treatment of Women, and Conflict Within and Between Human Collectives, Including Nation-States. The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War. 301-323. Oxford University Press.
- Williams, C., Blanchard, E. J., Painter, R., & Hudson, V. (2016). Four quotes from the first Clinton-Trump debate, explained. - An article submitted to The Conversation
- Hudson, V., Gillespie, A., & O'Brien, E. (2016). Three female scholars react to Hillary Clinton's historic nomination. - An article submitted to The Conversation
- (1997). Culture and Foreign Policy. Lynne Rienner Pub.
- (1995). Moral Perspectives on U.S. Security Policy: Views from the Lds Community. David M. Kennedy Center for International and Area Studies.
- (1993). The Limits of state autonomy societal groups and foreign policy formulation. Westview Pr.
- (2004). Wielding the Sword While Proclaiming Peace : Views from the LDS Community on Reconciling the Demands of National Security with the Imperatives of Revealed Truth. David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.
in the news
- Emma Watson and Author Valerie Hudson Discuss "Sex and World Peace" Teen Vogue March 31, 2020
- What You Do To Women, You Do To Your Nation Texas A&M Today March 30, 2020
- Valerie Hudson named one of the world's 100 most influential thinkers The Battalion March 5, 2020
awards and honors
recent teaching activities
Texas A&M University; International Affairs; 4220 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4220