Professor Trubowitz is Head of the International Relations and Director of the US Centre at the LSE and Associate Fellow at Chatham House.
His main teaching and research interests are in the fields of international security and US foreign policy. He also writes and comments frequently on US politics. Before joining the LSE, he was Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. He has also held visiting positions at Harvard, Princeton, University of California at San Diego, Universidad de Chile, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico City, and the Beijing Foreign Studies University, where he was the J. William Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer in American Foreign Policy.
His publications include Politics and Strategy: Partisan Ambition and American Statecraft (Princeton) and Defining the National Interest: Conflict and Change in American Foreign Policy (Chicago Press), as well as articles in scholarly journals such as International Security, International Studies Quarterly, and Political Science Quarterly and more popular venues like Foreign Affairs, International Herald Tribune, and The National Interest.
His research has been supported by grants and fellowships from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John M. Olin Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council, among others.
Professor Trubowitz supervises doctoral studies in areas including:
International security; grand strategy; US foreign policy
Professor Trubowitz has limited capacity to take on new PhD students at present.