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Peter Katzenstein

Peter Katzenstein

Walter S. Carpenter Jr. Professor of International Studies

Peter Katzenstein is the Einaudi Center's Walter S. Carpenter Jr. Professor of International Studies in the Department of Government, College of Arts and Sciences. His research and teaching lie at the intersection of the fields of international relations and comparative politics. He was awarded the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science in 2020 for his pioneering research.

His work addresses issues of political economy, security, and culture in world politics, including public diplomacy; law, religion, and popular culture; regionalism in world politics; and German politics.

He is the author, co-author, editor, and co-editor of about 40 books and over 100 articles or book chapters. Some recent books include Protean Power: Exploring the Uncertain and Unexpected in World Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2018), co-edited with Lucia Seybert; Anglo-America and Its Discontents: Civilizational Identities beyond West and East (Routledge, 2012); and Sinicization and the Rise of China: Civilizational Processes beyond East and West (Routledge, 2012).

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