Research/Areas of Interest: -Economic statecraft -U.S. grand strategy -Global political economy -Power in world politics


  • PhD, Political Science, Stanford University, Stanford, United States, 1996
  • MA, Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, United States, 1995
  • MA, Political Science, Stanford University, Stanford, United States, 1995
  • BA, Political Economy, Williams College, Williamstown, United States, 1990


Daniel W. Drezner is Professor of International Politics, a nonresident senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and the co-director of Fletcher's Russia and Eurasia Program. Prior to joining The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, he taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has previously held positions with Civic Education Project, the RAND Corporation and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and received fellowships from the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Council on Foreign Relations, and Harvard University. Drezner has written seven books, including All Politics is Global and Theories of International Politics and Zombies, and edited three others, including The Uses and Abuses of Weaponized Interdependence. He has published articles in numerous scholarly journals as well as in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Politico, and Foreign Affairs, and has been a regular contributor to Foreign Policy and the Washington Post. He received his B.A. in political economy from Williams College and an M.A. in economics and PhD in political science from Stanford University.
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Selected Publications

Drezner, D. (2017). The Ideas Industry. Oxford University Press.

Drezner, D. W. (2015). The System Worked How the World Stopped Another Great Depression. Oxford University Press.