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Peter J. Katzenstein

Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies
Peter Katzenstein


Peter J. Katzenstein is a professor of government whose research and teaching lie at the intersection of international relations and comparative politics. 

His research interests include the politics of civilizational states; questions of public diplomacy, law, religion, and popular culture; the role of anti-imperial sentiments, including anti-Americanism; regionalism in world politics; and German politics.

Recent books include Beyond Paradigms: Analytic Eclecticism in World Politics (Palgrave, 2010), with Rudra Sil; Civilizations in World Politics: Plural and Pluralist Perspectives (Routledge, 2010); European Identity (Cambridge University Press, 2009), co-edited with Jeffrey T. Checkel; Rethinking Japanese Security (Routledge, 2008); Anti-Americanisms in World Politics, co-edited with Robert O. Keohane (Cornell University Press, 2007).