G. John Ikenberry is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University in the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and is co-faculty director of the Princeton Project on National Security, a large, collaborative multi-year project that is examining the changing character of America’s international security environment.
Ikenberry is the author of After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order after Major Wars (Princeton, 2001), which won the 2002 Schroeder-Jervis Award presented by the American Political Science Association (APSA) for the best book in international history and politics. The book has been translated into Japanese, Italian and Chinese. He is also the author of Reasons of State: Oil Politics and the Capacities of American Government (Cornell, 1988), and is currently writing a book entitled Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American System (Princeton, forthcoming). A collection of his essays entitled Liberal Order and Imperial Ambition: American Power and International Order, will be published next year. He is the co-author of State Power and the World Economy (Norton Press, 2002) and The State (Minnesota, 1989). He also co-authored Atlantic Frontiers: A New Agenda for U.S.-EC Relations (Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1993). He has edited a book entitled American Unrivaled: The Future of the Balance of Power (Cornell, 2002) and is co-editor of The Nation State in Question (Princeton, 2003), U.S. Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts (Oxford, 2000) and International Relations Theory and the Asia-Pacific (Columbia, 2003). He is author and co-editor of The State and American Foreign Economic Policy (Cornell, 1988) and has edited a volume, on New Thinking in International Relations (Westview, 1997). Ikenberry serves on the editorial committee of World Politics and he is co-editor of International Relations of the Asia Pacific. He is the reviewer of books on political and legal affairs for Foreign Affairs, has published in all the major academic journals of international relations, and has written widely in policy journals.