Professor Robert Keohane FBA

Theories of asymmetrical interdependence and international cooperation; transnational relations; the role of multilateral institutions in world politics; accountability and legitimacy in global governance; qualitative research methods

Elected 2010

Robert O. Keohane is Professor of Public and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. He has served as Editor of International Organization and as President of the International Studies Association and the American Political Science Association. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy of Political and Social Science, the American Philosophical Society, and the National Academy of Sciences; and he is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. His recent work focuses on a variety of related topics, including multilateralism, climate change, and anti-Americanism. Recent articles include 'Contested Multilateralism' (with Julia C. Morse), Review of International Organizations, December 2014; and 'Organizational Ecology and World Politics', International Organization, Spring 2016.

Current post

Professor Emeritus of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Past appointments

Princeton Professor Emeritus of Public and International Affairs

2017 -


Power and Interdependence (with Joseph S. Nye, Jr.)

Published in 1977

After Hegemony: Cooperation and Discord in the World Political Economy

Published in 1984

Designing Social Inquiry (with Gary King and Sidney Verba)

Published in 1994

Power and Governance in a Partially Globalized World

Published in 2004

Eight Fellows of the British Academy respond to climate activism tactics

1 Oct 2019

What do the country's leading humanities and social sciences scholars think about the growing movement for climate action?

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