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Ikenberry named to endowed chair


Princeton NJ -- John Ikenberry, who is rejoining the Princeton faculty this fall, has been named to an endowed professorship by the Board of Trustees.

John Ikenberry

John Ikenberry

Ikenberry, a leading scholar of international relations theory, American foreign policy and international political economy, was named the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs. He was an assistant professor at Princeton from 1984 to 1992.

Most recently, Ikenberry has been on the faculty at Georgetown University, where he was the Peter F. Krogh Professor of Geopolitics and Global Justice. He also has taught at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ikenberry is the author of several books, including "After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint and the Rebuilding of Order After Major Wars" (Princeton University Press, 2001), which won the American Political Science Association's Schroeder-Jervis Award for "Best Book in International History and Politics." He also is a regular reviewer of books on political and legal affairs for the journal Foreign Affairs.

Ikenberry recently was awarded grants by the U.S.-Japan Foundation as well as the Committee for Global Partnership for multi-year projects on "United States and Japanese Collaboration on Regional Security and Governance." He is currently a Transatlantic Fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States in Washington, D.C., where he is conducting research on the future of multilateral institutions and the politics of American unipolar order. He earned his bachelor's degree from Manchester College and his master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Chicago.