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Michael Mastanduno


Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Wentworth 215
Nelson A. Rockefeller Professor of Government
Silsby 227

B.A., Economics and Political Science, State University of New York at Albany
M.A. and Ph.D., Political Science, Princeton University

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Books/Edited Books

  • International Relations Theory and the Consequences of Unipolarity, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming, 2011).  Co-editor (with William Wohlforth and John Ikenberry) and contributor.
  • U.S.Hegemony and International Organizations, Oxford University Press, 2003.  Co-editor (with Neil Macfarlane and Rosemary Foot) and cortributor.
  • International Relations Theory and the Asia-Pacific, Columbia University Press, 2003. Co-editor (with John Ikenberry) and contributor.
  • Unipolar Politics:  Realism and State Strategies After the Cold War, Columbia University Press, 1999.  Co-editor (with Ethan Kapstein) and contributor.
  • Beyond Westphalia?  State Sovereignty and International Intverention, John Hopkins University Press, 1995.  Co-editor (with Gene Lyons) and contributor.
  • Economic Containment:  CoCom and the Politics of East-West Trade, Cornell University Press, Series in International Political Economy, 1992.
  • The State and American Foreign Economic Policy, Cornell University Press, Series in International Political Economy, 1998.  Co-editor (with David Lake and John Ikenberry) and contributor.Research interests

Recent Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • “System Maker and Privilege Taker: The United States and the International Political Economy,” World Politics, Vol. 61, No. 1 (January 2009), pp. 121-154.
  • “Unipolarity, State Behavior, and Systemic Consequences,” World Politics, Vol. 61, no. 1 (January 2009), pp. 1-27. Co-authored with William Wohlforth and G. John Ikenberry.
  • “The United States: Regional Strategies and Global Commitments,” in William Tow, ed., Security Politics in the Asia Pacific, Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp. 67-84.
  • “Economic Statecraft Revisited,” in Steve Smith, Amelia Hadfield and Tim Dunne, eds., Foreign Policy: Theories, Actors, and Cases, Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 171-187.
  • “Rivals or Partners? Globalization and U.S.-China Relations,” Harvard International Review, Vol. 39, No. 3 (Fall 2007), pp. 42-46.
  • “Back to Normal? The Promise and Pitfalls of Japan’s Economic Integration,” in Ashley Tellis and Michael Wills, eds., Strategic Asia 2006-2007: Trade, Interdependence, and Security, National Bureau of Asian Research, 2006, pp. 105-137.


Last Updated: 2/18/14