Joseph M. Parent
Fields of Study: International Relations
Research and Teaching Interests: International relations theory, security studies, grand strategy, foreign policy
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 in the American Journal of Psychology, Foreign Affairs, International Security, Sociological Theory, History of Political Thought, and World Politics, assisted the National Intelligence Council on its Global Trends 2030 and Global Trends 2035 reports, and received a Fulbright fellowship in Rome and a Nobel Fellowship in Oslo. His research has been covered in The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, FiveThirtyEight, Newsweek, the New Yorker, the New York Times, Scientific American, and Time, and on CBS “Sunday Morning”, Fox, MSNBC, NBC “Nightly News”, and NPR’s “This American Life”. He is an editor of the Columbia University Press Studies in International Order and Politics series, and co-director of the Hans J. Morgenthau Fellowship Program.
On leave Fall 2022 and Spring 2023