Professor Peter Trubowitz

Professor Peter Trubowitz

Professor of International Relations

Department of International Relations

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Key Expertise
International security, US foreign policy, American politics

About me

Professor Trubowitz is a Professor of International Relations, and Director of the Phelan US Centre at LSE and Associate Fellow at Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs.

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 Geopolitics and Democracy: The Western Liberal Order from Foundation to Fracture (Oxford 2023), Politics and Strategy: Partisan Ambition and American Statecraft (Princeton 2011) and Defining the National Interest: Conflict and Change in American Foreign Policy (Chicago 1998), as well as articles in scholarly journals such as International SecurityInternational Studies Quarterly, and Political Science Quarterly and more popular venues like Foreign AffairsLe Grand Continent, 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



Expertise Details

International security; US foreign policy; US-China relations; American politics and elections

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