Meet the Team

Robert Jervis
Founding and Executive Editor
Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics at Columbia University
Francis Gavin
Managing Editor
Giovanni Agnelli Distinguished Professor and Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, SAIS, Johns Hopkins
A historian by training, Francis J. Gavin's teaching and research interests focus on U.S. foreign policy, global governance, national security affairs, nuclear strategy and arms control, presidential policymaking, and the history of international monetary relations.
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Thomas Maddux
Senior Commissioning Editor
California State University, Northridge, Emeritus
Diane Labrosse
Senior Managing and Copy Editor
George Fujii
Web and Production Editor
Seth Offenbach
Commissioning and List Editor
Stacie Goddard
Co-Chair, Associate Editors Team
Jane Bishop '51 Associate Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College
Dr. Goddard's research explores issues of identity, legitimacy, and conflict in international relations.
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Josh Rovner
Co-Chair, Associate Editors Team
John Goodwin Tower Distinguished Chair in International Politics and National Security at Southern Methodist University, associate professor of political science, and Director of the Security and Strategy Program ([email protected])
He writes widely on intelligence, strategy, and U.S. foreign policy.
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Associate Editors
Hal Brands
Associate Editor
Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs, Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Hal Brands is a historian whose research focuses on U.S. foreign policy and grand strategy, Cold War history, Latin American security and diplomacy, and other strategic and military issues.
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Michael C. Horowitz
Associate Editor
Associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania and the associate director of Perry World House, Penn’s new hub for global engagement
His research interests include military innovation, the role of leaders in international politics, and forecasting.
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Colin Jackson
Associate Editor
Associate Professor, U.S. Naval War College
Sarah Kreps
Associate Editor
Associate Professor in Cornell University’s Department of Government and Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell Law School
Her research focuses on issues of international security, particularly questions of conflict and cooperation, alliance politics, political economy, and nuclear proliferation.
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Austin Long
Associate Editor
Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA
Dr. Long is also a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He was previously an Associate Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation. He was an analyst and adviser to the U.S. military in Iraq (2007-2008) and Afghanistan (2011 and 2013).
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Vipin Narang
Associate Editor
Mitsui Career Development Associate Professor of Political Science at MIT
Vipin Narang's research interests include nuclear proliferation and strategy, South Asian security, and general security studies.
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Lien-Hang Nguyen
Associate Editor
Lien-Hang T. Nguyen is the Dorothy Borg Professor in the History of the United States and Asia at Columbia University. She is the author of Hanoi's War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam (UNC Press, 2012).
Amy Oakes
Associate Editor
University Associate Professor for Teaching Excellence, Department of Government, The College of William and Mary and co-director of the Project on International Peace and Security
Her research interests include the domestic causes of war and nuclear nonproliferation.
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Mira Rapp-Hooper
Associate Editor
Senior Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
Dr. Rapp-Hooper's expertise includes Asia security issues, deterrence, nuclear strategy and policy, and alliance politics.
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Elisabeth Roehrlich
Associate Editor
Director of the IAEA History Research Project and senior fellow at the Department of Contemporary History at the University of Vienna
Dr. Roehrlich's research focuses on the history of the Cold War and the nuclear age. She is particularly interested in the emergence of the global nonproliferation regime and is co-founder of the Vienna-based IAEA History Research Project.
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Daniel Sargent
Associate Editor
Associate Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Sargent is the author of A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s (Oxford UP, 2015)
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Elizabeth Saunders
Associate Editor
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University
Her research and teaching interests focus on international security and U.S. foreign policy, including the presidency and foreign policy, and the politics of using force.
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Erin M. Simpson
Associate Editor
Founder and CEO of Archer Avenue Consulting
Dr. Simpson's research interests include political violence and insurgencies, intelligence and irregular warfare, and forecasting.
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Sarah Snyder
Associate Editor
Associate professor, American University School of International Service
Prof. Snyder specializes in the history of the Cold War, human rights activism, and U.S. human rights policy
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Caitlin Talmadge
Associate Editor
Assistant Professor, The George Washington University
My research and teaching focus on international relations and foreign policy. I specialize in security issues, including civil-military relations, military effectiveness, energy security and the Gulf, defense politics, and nuclear strategy.
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