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John M. Owen IV is Amb. Henry J. and Mrs. Marion R. Taylor Professor of Politics, and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. His newest book is International Politics: How History Modified Theory (Oxford, 2018), co-authored with Richard Rosecrance. He is author of Confronting Political Islam: Six Lessons from the West’s Past (Princeton, 2014), of The Clash of Ideas in World Politics: Transnational Networks, States, and Regime Change, 1510-2010 (Princeton, 2010), and of Liberal Peace, Liberal War: American Politics and International Security (Cornell, 1997), and is co-editor of Religion, the Enlightenment, and the New Global Order (Columbia, 2011). He has published in the European Journal of International Relations, Foreign Affairs, International Organization, Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, National Interest, New York Times, Perspectives on Politics, and a number of edited volumes. Currently he is revising a book manuscript titled Protecting Democracy from the Outside: Constitutional Self-Government and International Order, under advance contract from Yale University Press. He has held fellowships or been a visiting fellow at Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, Oxford, the Free University of Berlin, the WZB Berlin Social Science Research Center, and the University of British Columbia. His research has been supported by grants from the Mellon, MacArthur, Olin, Donchian, Earhart, and Smith Richardson foundations and the Army Research Laboratory. From July 2011 through June 2014 he was Editor-in-Chief of Security Studies. He is on the editorial board of that journal and of International Security. In 2015 he received a Humboldt Research Award.
Humboldt Research Award, 2015
Lepgold Award for Best Book in International Relations, 2011