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Robert Jervis

Adlai E. Stevenson Professor and Professor of International and Public Affairs
International & Public Affairs, School of the Arts
Political Science Department
International Affairs Building, Room 1333
  • Co-Editor, "Cornell Studies in Security Affairs"

Robert Jervis (Ph.D., California at Berkeley, 1968) is the Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics and has been a member of the Columbia political science department since 1980. He has also held professorial appointments at the University of California at Los Angeles (1974-1980) and Harvard University (1968-1974). In 2000-2001, he served as President of the American Political Science Association. Professor Jervis is co-editor of the "Cornell Studies in Security Affairs," a series published by Cornell University Press, and a member of numerous editorial review boards for scholarly journals. His publications include Perception and Misperception in International Politics, The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution, System Effects: Complexity in Political and Social Life, American Foreign Policy in a New Era, and Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Fall of the Shah and Iraqi WMD, and several edited volumes and numerous articles in scholarly journals

Research & Other Works
Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War
International Antitrust Negotiations and the False Hope of the WTO
Universal Exceptionalism in International Law
Sharing the Risks and Rewards of Economic Migration
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