Daniel Drezner

Professor of International Politics


Education
  • MA, Economics, Stanford University
  • PhD, Political Science, Stanford University
  • BA, Williams College

Biography

Daniel W. Drezner is Professor of International Politics, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a contributing editor at the Washington Post. Prior to Fletcher, he taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has previously held positions with Civic Education Project, the RAND Corporation and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and received fellowships from the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Council on Foreign Relations, and Harvard University. Drezner has written five books, including All Politics is Global and Theories of International Politics and Zombies, and edited two others, including Avoiding Trivia. He has published articles in numerous scholarly journals as well as in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Politico, and Foreign Affairs, and has been a contributing editor for Foreign Policy and The National Interest. He received his B.A. in political economy from Williams College and an M.A. in economics and PhD in political science from Stanford University. His blog for Foreign Policy magazine was named by Time as one of the 25 best blogs of 2012, and he currently writes the “Spoiler Alerts” blog for the Washington Post. His latest book, The System Worked: How the World Stopped Another Great Depression, was published by Oxford University Press in June 2014.


Professional Activities
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago (1999-2006)
  • 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

Research Interests
  • Economic statecraft
  • U.S. grand strategy
  • global civil society
  • forum-shopping in global governance
  • regulatory coordination
ARTICLES
Drezner, Daniel. "Mind the Gap." The National Interest 87, (2007): 47-53.
• Drezner, Daniel. "Globalization, Coercion and Competition: The Different Pathways to Policy Convergence." Journal of European Public Policy 12, (2005): 841-859.
• Drezner, Daniel. "Trade Talk." The American Interest 1, (2005): 68-76.
Drezner, Daniel. "The Outsourcing Bogeyman." Foreign Affairs 83, (2004): 22-34-34.
Drezner, Daniel and Henry Farrell. "Web of Influence." Foreign Policy 145, (2004): 32-40.
Drezner, Daniel. "The Global Governance of the Internet: Bringing the State Back In." Political Science Quarterly 119, no. 3 (2004): 477-498.
Drezner, Daniel. "The Hidden Hand of Economic Coercion." International Organization 57, no. 3 (2003): 643-659.
Drezner, Daniel. "Globalization and Policy Convergence." International Studies Review 3, no. 1 (2001): 53-78.
Drezner, Daniel. "Ideas, Bureaucratic Politics and the Crafting of Foreign Policy." American Journal of Political Science 44, no. 4 (2000): 733-749.

BOOKS
• Drezner, Daniel, ed. Avoiding Trivia: The Role of Strategic Planning in American Foreign Policy; Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2009.
• Drezner, Daniel. All Politics Is Global: Explaining International Regulatory Regimes. Princeton University Press, 2006.
Drezner, Daniel. U.S. Trade Policy: Challenges and Choices. Brookings Institution Press, 2006.
Drezner, Daniel. Locating the Proper Authorities: The Interaction of Domestic and International Institutions. University of Michigan Press, 2003.
Drezner, Daniel. The Sanctions Paradox: Economic Statecraft and International Relations. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

BOOK CHAPTERS
Drezner, Daniel. "Two Challenges to Institutionalism. In Can the World Be Governed? Possibilities for Effective Multilateralism, ed. Alan Alexandroff, Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008.

OP-EDS
• Drezner, Daniel. "Davo's Downhill Slide." Los Angeles Times, 21 January 2007, M4.
• Drezner, Daniel. "Soccer Zeal Runs High, But Won't Stop Wars." San Jose Mercury News, 11 June 2006.
Drezner, Daniel. "The Grandest Strategy of Them All." The Washington Post, 17 December 2006, B1.

Courses

SPRING TERM

NOT CURRENTLY OFFERED



Email Address
Daniel.Drezner@tufts.edu

Office Phone
617.627.4720

Office Location
C611

Mailing Address
The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave
Medford, MA, 02155