Prof. Jack Levy will discuss his intellectual journey — his scholarship, writings, etc. Jack S. Levy is Board of Governors' Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University, and Senior Research Scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. He is past president of the International Studies Association (2007-08) and of the Peace Science Society (2006). He has previously held tenured positions at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota, and visiting or adjunct positions at Tulane, Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and NYU. Levy received APSA's Helen Dwight Reid Award (1977) for the best dissertation in International Relations in 1975-76, and the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Foreign Policy Analysis Section of the International Studies Association (2000). His research focuses primarily on the causes of war, WW1, foreign policy decision-making, political psychology, and qualitative methodology.
This is the 4th seminar in the Great Thinkers in IR seminar series hosted by the Division of International Relations in the School of Political Sciences at the University of Haifa.