Robert Keohane

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Political scientist from the United States

Why Is Robert Keohane Influential?

Robert Owen Keohane is professor of political science at the Woodrow Wilson School for Princeton University. He earned a B.A. from Shimer College and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He held a Guggenheim fellowship and fellowships with the National Humanities Center and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.

Best known for his work on neoliberal institutionalism, world politics and transnational relations, he is among the most cited political science writers according to the Open Syllabus Project. He has taught at schools such as Brandeis, Harvard University, Duke University, Swarthmore College, and Stanford University.

His books include Power and Governance in a Partially Globalized World ,After Hegemony: Cooperation and Discord in the World Political Economy, and International Institutions and State Power: Essays in International Relations Theory . He has served as editor of International Organization, and president of the International Studies Association and the American Political Science Association.

Keohane is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy of Political and Social Science, and an Allianz Distinguished Visitor at the American Academy in Berlin. He was awarded the 2016 Balzan Prize for International Relations: History and Theory, the 2014 James Madison Award of the American Political Science Association, the Harvard Centennial Medal, and the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science in 2005.

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According to Wikipedia, Robert Owen Keohane is an American academic working within the fields of International Relations and International Political Economy. Following the publication of his influential book After Hegemony , he has become widely associated with the theory of neoliberal institutionalism in international relations, as well as transnational relations and world politics in international relations in the 1970s.

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