Peter J. Katzenstein

Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies
Government, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

321 White Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Peter J. Katzenstein

Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies
Government, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
Political economy; national security; culture; the connections between comparative politics and international relations

Current Research Interest
Worldviews in world politics; power; the relationship between culture and regionalism in world politics; how the United States engages with and confronts the world; Germany’s role in Europe and the world

Distinction
British Academy Fellow
American Philosophical Society
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Political Science Association President
Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize (shared with Nobuo Okawara)
American Political Science Association Woodrow Wilson prize for the best book published in the United States on international affairs

Selected Publications
Katzenstein, Peter J., and Lucia A. Seybert, eds. Protean Power: Exploring the Uncertain and Unexpected in World Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Katzenstein, Peter J., and Nicole Weygandt. “Mapping Eurasia in an Open World: How the Insularity of Russia’s Geopolitical and Civilizational Approaches Limits Its Foreign Policies.” Perspectives on Politics 15, no. 2 (2017): 428-442.

Cornell Research Website Article
Power in World Politics

Cornell Research Website Video
Meeting the World