OCIS Keynote Address: American Primacy in a World of Regions

We are very excited to announce that Professor Peter J. Katzenstein will deliver the OCIS Keynote Address at the OCIS 2016 (July 4-6). 
Professor Katzenstein is Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies at Cornell University. His research and teaching lie at the intersection of the fields of international relations and comparative politics. Professor Katzenstein's work addresses issues of political economy, security, and culture in world politics. His current research interests focus on the politics of civilizations; on questions of public diplomacy, law, religion, and popular culture; regionalism in world politics; and German politics.
He is the author, co-author, editor and co-editor of about 40 books, edited volumes or monographs and over 100 articles or book chapters. Recent books include: 
  • Anglo-America and Its Discontents: Civilizational Identities beyond West and East (Routledge, 2012). 
  • Sinicization and the Rise of China: Civilizational Processes beyond East and West (Routledge, 2012). 
  • Civilizations in World PoliticsPlural and Pluralist Perspectives (Routledge, 2010). 
  • Beyond Paradigms: Analytic Eclecticism in World Politics (Palgrave, 2010), with Rudra Sil. European Identity (Cambridge University Press, 2009), co-edited with Jeffrey T. Checkel. 
  • Rethinking Japanese Security (Routledge, 2008). Anti-Americanisms in World Politics, co-edited with Robert O. Keohane (Cornell University Press, 2007). 
  • Religion in an Expanding Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2006), co-edited with Timothy A. Byrnes. 
  • Beyond Japan: East Asian Regionalism (Cornell University Press, 2006), co-edited with Takashi Shiraishi. 
  • A World of Regions: Asia and Europe in the American Imperium (Cornell University Press, 2005). 
  • Rethinking Security in East Asia: Identity, Power, and Efficiency (Stanford University Press, 2004), co-edited with Allen Carlson and J.J. Suh.
Professor Katzenstein served as President of the American Political Science Association (2008-09). He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science in 1987 and the American Philosophical Society in 2009. He was the recipient of the 1974 Helen Dwight Reid Award of the American Political Science Association for the best dissertation in international relations; of the American Political Science Association's 1986 Woodrow Wilson prize for the best book published in the United States on international affairs; and, together with Nobuo Okawara, of the 1993 Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize. One of his edited volumes, The Culture of National Security, was selected by Choice magazine as one of the top ten books in international relations in 1997. 
Since joining the Cornell Government Department in 1973 Professor Katzenstein has chaired or been a member of more than one hundred dissertation committees. He received Cornell's College of Arts and Science Stephen and Margery Russell Distinguished Teaching Award in 1993, and, in recognition of sustained and distinguished undergraduate teaching, was made one of Cornell University's Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellows in 2004.
Professor Katzenstein is one of the most influential scholars of his generation, and we very much look forward to welcoming him to the University of Queensland and to the OCIS community.