Professor of International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Allianz Distinguished Visitor - Class of Fall 2013


Robert O. Keohane is one of the leading theorists of neoliberal institutionalism in international relations and is currently a professor of international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs. Together with his colleague Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Keohane developed the theory of interdependence, which was expanded to “regime theory.” Keohane is the author of After Hegemony: Cooperation and Discord in the World Political Economy (1984) and Power and Governance in a Partially Globalized World (2002); co-author (with Joseph S. Nye, Jr.) of Power and Interdependence (third edition 2001); and co-author (with Gary King and Sidney Verba) of Designing Social Inquiry (1994). Keohane has served as the editor of International Organization, as president of the International Studies Association, and as president of the American Political Science Association. He won the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order in 1989, and the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science in 2005. He is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the National Academy of Sciences, and is a Corresponding Member of the British Academy.