Anti-Americanisms in World Politics
Peter J. Katzenstein
Monday, April 2, 2007, Woodburn Hall 101
Anti-Americanisms are politically significant even when their consequences may not be readily apparent in the short-term. They are rooted in the multiple modernities of a global civilization as well as in the polyvalent character of the United States
Peter J. Katzenstein is the Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies at Cornell University. His research area encompasses the fields of international relations and comparative politics (political economy, security and culture in both Europe and Asia, with specific concentrations on Germany and Japan). His current work focuses on the role of anti-Americanism, religion and popular culture, and regionalism in world politics, as well as changes in German politics. In 1987 Katzenstein was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science. He has held numerous visiting fellowships and serves on the editorial boards and academic advisory boards of several journals and organizations both in the United States and abroad. He is the author, coauthor, editor, or coeditor of more than twenty books and has written over eighty papers and book chapters. He is the author of Anti-Americanisms in World Politics, coedited with Robert O. Keohane (Cornell University Press, 2007); Religion in an Expanding Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), coedited with Timothy A. Byrnes; Beyond Japan: East Asian Regionalism (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2006), coedited with Takashi Shiraishi; A World of Regions: Asia and Europe in the American Imperium (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2005); and Rethinking Security in East Asia: Identity, Power, and Efficiency (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004). In 2005 Katzenstein was made one of Cornell University's Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellows, in recognition of sustained and distinguished undergraduate teaching.