Joseph M. Parent
Fields of Study: International Relations
Research and Teaching Interests: International relations theory, security studies, grand strategy, foreign policy
Office Hours: Thursdays 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
2081 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Joe Parent’s research examines how shifts in power affect cooperation. He is the author of Uniting States (Oxford, 2011), coauthor (with Joe Uscinski) of American Conspiracy Theories (Oxford, 2014), and coauthor (with Paul MacDonald) of Twilight of the Titans (Cornell 2018). He has published articles in International Security, Foreign Affairs, Sociological Theory, History of Political Thought, Slate, Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, assisted the National Intelligence Council on its Global Trends 2030 report, and received a Fulbright fellowship in Rome and a Nobel Fellowship in Oslo. His research has been covered in The Atlantic, Boston Globe, Cosmopolitan, New York Times, Salon, and Scientific American.