Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics, Department of Political Science
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Robert Jervis is the Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics in the Department of Political Science and a Member of the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. He specializes in international politics, specifically in security policy, decision making, intelligence, and theories of conflict and cooperation. Jervis also serves as a coeditor of the Security Studies Series, published by Cornell University Press, and on the board of nine scholarly journals. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Jervis has previously served as Assistant and Associate Professor of Government at Harvard University. He has also served as Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 1990, Jervis received the Grawemeyer Award for his book The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution and in 2006 was given the National Academy of Sciences award for behavioral science contributions to avoiding nuclear war. He is a former president of the American Political Science Association.
Jervis received a B.A. from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
“Fighting for Standing or Standing to Fight.” Security Studies (forthcoming).
“Force in Our Times.” International Relations (December 2011). An expanded version is in Psychology, Strategy, and Conflict: Perceptions of Insecurity in International Relations, edited by James Davis. Routledge, 2012.
Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War (Cornell University Press, 2010).
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American Foreign Policy in a New Era (Routledge, 2005).
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