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Robert Jervis

Adlai E. Stevenson Professor and Professor of International and Public Affairs
School: 
International & Public Affairs, School of the Arts
Department: 
Political Science Department
Office: 
International Affairs Building, Room 1333
Email: 
rlj1@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-854-4610
Appointments
  • Co-Editor, "Cornell Studies in Security Affairs"
Biography

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
Book
Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War
Thinking Systemically about China
Article
Correspondence: Institutionalized Disagreement
Article
Was the Cold War a Security Dilemma?
Article
Realism, Neoliberalism, and Cooperation: Understanding the Debate
Article
Hans Morgenthau, Realism, and the Scientific Study of International Politics
Article
International Primacy: Is the Game Worth the Candle?
Article
War and Misperception
Article
Arms Control, Stability, and Causes of War
Article
The Future of World Politics: Will it Resemble the Past
Article
The Political Effects of Nuclear Weapons
Article
Intelligence and Foreign Policy: A Review Essay
Article
Deterrence and Perception
Causation and Responsibility in a Complex World
Nuclear Deterrence
 
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