Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Stephen M. Walt -- International Studies and the Public Sphere: Some Personal Reflections

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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"International Studies and the Public Sphere: Some Personal Reflections," with Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the J. F. K. School of Government, Harvard University.

Stephen M. Walt is the Robert and Renee Belfer Professsor of International Affairs at Harvard University. He previously taught at Princeton University and the University of Chicago, where he served as Master of the Social Science Collegiate Division and Deputy Dean of Social Sciences. He has been a Resident Associateof the Carnegie Endowment for Peace and a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution, and he has also served as a consultant for the Institute of Defense Analyses, the Center for Naval Analyses, and the National Defense University. He presently serves on the editorial boards of Foreign Policy, Security Studies, International Relations, and Journal of Cold War Studies, and he also serves as Co-Editor of the Cornell Studies in Security Affairs, published by Cornell University Press. Additionally, he was elected as a Fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in May 2005.

Professor Walt is the author of The Origins of Alliances (1987), which received the 1988 Edgar S. Furniss National Security Book Award. He is also the author of Revolution and War (1996), Taming American Power: The Global Response to U.S. Primacy (2005), and, with co-author J.J. Mearsheimer, The Israel Lobby (2007).

An article entitled "International Affairs and the Public Sphere" can be found here.

Location: Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.