Daniel W. Drezner
is currently a professor of international politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
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at Tufts University
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, the author of several books, the author of many Op-Ed pieces in major publications, a blog
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ger, and a commentator.
In 2005, he was denied tenure by the University of Chicago.
Drezner graduated from Williams College
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with a B.A.
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in 1990. He also has an M.A.
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and a Ph.D.
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in political science
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from Stanford University
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Drezner has contributed to many media outlets, including being a monthly contributor to The New Republic
The magazine has also published two articles concerning income inequality, largely criticizing conservative economists for their attempts to deny the existence or negative effect increasing income inequality is having on the United States...
, and has also published essays and Op-Eds in Foreign Affairs
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, Foreign Policy
, the New York Times
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, Tech Central Station
, the Wall Street Journal
, among others. In addition, he has been a frequent guest on Bloggingheads.tv
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and various other video and radio mediums. Drezner got his blogging start at his own site, named DanielDrezner.com. On Monday, January 5, 2009, however, he became a contributing blogger to the site ForeignPolicy.com.
Daniel Drezner notably contributed an analysis of a New, New World Order in an article published in the March/April 2007 issue of Foreign Affairs to especially comment the dynamic of the balance of power in the New Great Game in the context of both the unravelling 2007 financial crisis and the growing power of the so-called BRIC emerging economies in International Politics, in particular The People's Republic of China and India
Drezner is the author of:
- Theories of International Politics and Zombies (Princeton University Press, 2010)
- All Politics is Global
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: Explaining International Regulatory Regimes (Princeton University Press, 2007)
- U.S. Trade Strategy: Free Versus Fair (Council on Foreign Relations Press, 2006)
- The Sanctions Paradox: Economic Statecraft and International Relations (Cambridge University Press, 1999)
He has also edited:
- Locating the Proper Authorities: The Interaction of Domestic and International Institutions (University of Michigan Press, 2003)
- Avoiding Trivia: The Role of Strategic Planning in American Foreign Policy (Brookings Institution Press, 2009)
Previous university work, fellowships, and organizational memberships
Previous to his current post at Tufts University, Drezner has held the following positions and appointments:
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago (1999–2006—denied tenure in 2005); International Economist, Office of International Banking and Securities, Department of the Treasury (2000–2001); Assistant Professor (1996–1999), University of Colorado, Boulder; Non-resident Transatlantic Fellowship, German Marshall Fund of the United States (2005–2006); International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations (2000–2001), John M. Olin National Security Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University (1996–1997); Member of American Political Science Association, Council on Foreign Relations, and International Studies Association. Referee for American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, International Organization, International Security, and World Politics.
Scholarly publications by Drezner
- "The Realist Tradition in American Public Opinion." Perspectives on Politics 6 (March 2008): 51-70.
- "International Economic Order." Entry for International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition (New York: MacMillan, 2008).
- "The Power and Politics of Blogs." (co-authored with Henry Farrell
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). Public Choice 134 (January 2008): 15-30.
- "Blogs, Politics, and Power: A Special Issue of Public Choice.” (co-authored with Henry Farrell). Public Choice 134 (January 2008): 1-13.
- "Globalization, Coercion, and Competition: The Competing Pathways to Policy Convergence." Journal of European Public Policy 12 (October 2005): 841-859.
- "The Global Governance of the Internet: Bringing the State Back In." Political Science Quarterly 119 (Fall 2004): 477-498.
- "The Hidden Hand of Economic Coercion." International Organization 57 (Summer 2003): 643-659.
- "Outside the Box: Explaining Sanctions in Pursuit of Foreign Economic Goals." International Interactions 26 (Summer 2001): 379-410.
- "Globalization and Policy Convergence." International Studies Review 3 (Spring 2001): 53-78.
- "State Structure, Technological Leadership, and the Maintenance of Hegemony." Review of International Studies 27 (January 2001): 3-27.
- "Ideas, Bureaucratic Politics, and the Crafting of Foreign Policy." American Journal of Political Science 44 (October 2000): 733-749.
- "Bargaining, Enforcement, and Multilateral Economic Sanctions: When is Cooperation Counterproductive?" International Organization 54 (Winter 2000): 73-102.
- "The Trouble with Carrots: Transaction Costs, Conflict Expectations, and Economic Inducements." Security Studies 9 (Autumn 1999/Winter 2000): 188-218.
- "Conflict Expectations and the Paradox of Economic Coercion." International Studies Quarterly 42 (December 1998): 709-731.
- "So You Want to Get a Tenure-Track Job..." PS: Political Science and Politics 31 (September 1998): 609-614.
- "Allies, Adversaries, and Economic Coercion: Russian Foreign Economic Policy since 1991." Security Studies 6 (Spring 1997): 65-111.