STEPHEN WALT, Harvard University

Stephen Walt is Belfer Professor of International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a former Academic Dean. He also taught at Princeton and the University of Chicago and has been a resident associate of the Carnegie Endowment for Peace and a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution. He is a contributing editor at Foreign Policy, co-chair of the editorial board of International Security, and co-editor of the Cornell Studies in Security Affairs book series. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he received the International Studies Association’s Distinguished Senior Scholar award in 2014. His books include The Origins of Alliances; Taming American Power: The Global Response to U.S. Primacy; and The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy. He is currently writing a book about why U.S. foreign policy keeps failing.


September 28-29, 2017
     University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

October 26-27, 2017
     Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

November 2-3, 2017
     University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

February 1-2, 2018
     Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA

February 22-23, 2018
     Drew University, Madison, NJ

March 22-23, 2018
     Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

April 19-20, 2018
     Iowa State University, Ames, IA


Where is U.S. Foreign Policy Headed? 

Liberalism, Populism, and International Relations 

The Case for Offshore Balancing: A Superior U.S. Grand Strategy 

Does Europe Have a Future? 
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