Professional Activities

Professional Association Memberships

American Political Science Association (APSA)

International Studies Association (ISA)

International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP)

Manuscript Referee Activities

Article referee for the journals: American Political Science Review, Contemporary Security Policy, Diplomatic History, International Interactions, International Security, International Studies Perspectives, International Studies Review, International Studies Quarterly, Review of International Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Security Studies, and World Politics<

Book manuscript referee for: Cornell University Press, Oxford University Press, Stanford University Press, State University of New York Press, Palgrave Press/St. Martin’s Press, and Routledge

Editorial Boards, Association Committees, and Elected Societies

Editorial Board, Review of International Studies (2010-present)

Advisory Board, International Security Studies Forum (ISSF) (2010-present)

Editorial Board, International Studies Review (2007-2011 and 2015-present)

ISA Professional Responsibilities Committee (2012-2014)

ISA Diversity Committee (2007-2010)

Chair, Helen Dwight Reid Award Committee, APSA (annual award for the best dissertation in international relations sub field) (2003)

Robert L. Jervis and Paul W. Schroeder Prize Committee, APSA International History and Politics Section (annual award for the best book in the fields of international history and politics) (2003)

Term Member, Council on Foreign Relations (1999-2004)

U.S. Government Advisory Panels

D/CIA Historical Review Panel (2008-present)

Grant Proposal Referee

Humanities and Social Sciences Research Council of Canada

Israeli Science Foundation

Select Invited Presentations, Workshops, and Conferences (past 10 years)

Roundtable, Challenges in American Foreign Policy: The Next Decade,” 10th Annual Conference of the U.S. Foreign Policy Working Group, British International Studies Association (BISA), City University London, 14-15 September 2015.

“Neoclassical Realist Theory and U.S. Alliances in a (Post?) Unipolar World,” presented at conference on “After the Ukraine Crisis: Toward a Post-Hegemonic, Multipolar World?” Center for Asian Globalisation, Lee Kwan Yu School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, 24-25 February 2015.

“Did the U.S. and the Allies Fail to Accommodate Japan in the 1920s and the 1930s?” presented at the Workshop on “Rising Powers: Is Peaceful Accommodation Possible?” Université de Montréal-McGill University Centre for International Politics and Security Studies (CIPSS), 2 November 2013.

“The Best of Frenemies: Neoclassical Realism and Alliance Politics,” Université de Montreal-McGill University Centre for International Politics and Security Studies, Montreal, QC, Canada, 18 April 2012

Bridging the Gap Project, International Policy Summer Institute (ISPI), School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC, 11-15 June 2012

“Neoclassical Realism and Regional Orders,” Institute for Conflict and Security Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 18 April 2011

Organizer and co-chair (with Professor Anders Wivel of the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark), Bridging the Transatlantic Divide: American and European Realism Reconsidered,” Catalytic Research Workshop, International Studies Association Meeting, Fairmount—The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec Province, Canada, 18 March 2011

Co-organizer and co-chair (along with Steven E. Lobell and Norrin M. Ripsman) “Conference on Grand Strategy between the World Wars,” Department of Political Science, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 26-27 March 2009

“EUCOM 2020: Partnership Building Symposium,” U.S. European Command (EUCOM) and Business Transformation Agency, U.S. Department of Defense, Edelweiss Lodge and Resort, Garmisch, Germany, 4-7 August 2008

“The Primacy of Power: The Realism of U.S. Foreign Policy,” Ambassador John and Marcia Price World Affairs Lecture Series, Hinckley Institute of Politics, University of Utah, 11 April 2008

“Realism and U.S. Foreign Policy: The Primacy of Power,” presented at Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State University, 25 April 2007

Co-organizer (with Norrin M. Ripsman and Steven E. Lobell), “Conference on Neoclassical Realism and the State,” Department of Political Science, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 25-26 May 2006