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John S. Duffield

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Ph.D. Princeton University (1989)
M.P.A. Princeton University (1985)
B.A. Cambridge University (1982)
B.A. Williams College (1980


International Politics (International Security, International Institutions and Organizations, International Relations Theory), Energy Policy/Politics


John S. Duffield, Ph.D, is Professor of Political Science and the Director of Academic Assessment at Georgia State University.  He received a doctorate in public and international affairs from Princeton University.  His teaching and research focus on international politics and the politics of energy, both in the United States and abroad.   He is the author of four books and has co-edited two others.  At Georgia State University, he has served on the University Senate, including as chair of the committee on university statutes and senate bylaws; the social and behavioral sciences committee on promotion and tenure, and a number of other university-wide committees.


Fuels Paradise: Seeking Energy Security in Europe, Japan, and the United States (Johns Hopkins University Press, forthcoming Spring 2015)

Over a Barrel: The Costs of U.S. Foreign Oil Dependence (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2008)

World Power Forsaken: Political Culture, International Institutions, and German Security Policy after Unification (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1998)

Power Rules: The Evolution of NATO’s Conventional Force Posture (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1995)

Vicki L. Birchfield and John S. Duffield, eds., Toward a Common EU Energy Policy: Progress, Problems, and Prospects (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)

John S. Duffield and Peter J. Dombrowski, eds., Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2009)