Clinical Assistant Professor of Political Science
205J Administration Building
Department of Politics and Philosophy
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3165
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3165
Charles Dainoff's research focus is on international political economy, specifically in tax havens and their influence, intellectual property and military technology, and the role of finance in the projection of national power.
- Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2017
- M.A., Duke University, 1991
- B.A., University of Chicago, 1989
Charles Dainoff has been an assistant professor of political science at the University of Idaho since 2017, where he has pursued a research agenda involving the role of finance on international stability, whether through the impact of tax havens, the diffusion of weapons technology, or the ways in which countries use finance to compete for hegemony. In 2020-2021, Charles was a visiting professor of international economics at the Army War College in Carlisle PA, where he taught courses in national security policy and international political economy. Prior to joining the University of Idaho, Charles was a visiting professor of politics at Centre College in Danville KY and an adjunct professor of political science at the University of Cincinnati.
Waging War with Gold: National Security and the Finance Domain Across the Ages, co-authored with Robert Farley and Geoffrey Williams. 2023. Lynne Rienner Publishers.
Outlaw Paradise: Why Countries Become Tax Havens. 2021. Lexington Books.
“Intellectual Property Protection and Weapons Technology Diffusion,” co-authored with Robert Farley and Erik Fay, Democracy and Security. 2020
“Offshore Gas Intermediary Companies in Eurasia,” co-authored with Stacy Closson, Central Asian Survey, 2015.