Joseph Samuel Nye Jr.
(born January 19, 1937) is an American political scientist
. He is the co-founder, along with Robert Keohane
, of the international relations
theory of neoliberalism
, developed in their 1977 book Power and Interdependence
. Together with Keohane, he developed the concepts of asymmetrical and complex interdependence
. They also explored transnational relations and world politics
in an edited volume in the 1970s. More recently, he explained the distinction between hard power and soft power, and pioneered the theory of soft power
. His notion of "smart power" ("the ability to combine hard and soft power into a successful strategy") became popular with the use of this phrase by members of the Clinton Administration
, and more recently the Obama Administration
He is the former Dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government
at Harvard University
, where he currently holds the position of University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus.
In October 2014, Secretary of State John Kerry
appointed Nye to the Foreign Affairs Policy Board
He is also a member of the Defense Policy Board
He has been a member of the Harvard faculty since 1964. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
and a foreign fellow of The British Academy
. Nye is also a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy
The 2011 Teaching, Research, and International Policy (TRIP) survey of over 1700 international relations scholars ranks Joe Nye as the sixth most influential scholar in the field of international relations in the past twenty years.
He was also ranked as most influential in American foreign policy. In 2011, Foreign Policy
magazine named him to its list of top global thinkers.
In September 2014, Foreign Policy
reported that the international relations scholars and policymakers both ranked Nye as one of the most influential scholars.
Life and career
Nye joined the Harvard
faculty in 1964 and served as Director of the Center for Science and International Affairs at John F. Kennedy School of Government
from 1985 to 1990 and as Associate Dean for International Affairs at Harvard University from 1989 to 1992. Nye also served as Director of the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University from 1989 to 1993 and Dean of John F. Kennedy School of Government from 1995 to 2004. Nye is currently (as of July 2018) University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus.
In October 2014, Secretary of State John Kerry
appointed Nye to the Foreign Affairs Policy Board. The group meets periodically to discuss strategic questions and to provide the Secretary and other senior Department officials with independent informed perspectives and ideas.
In November 2014, Nye was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star in recognition of his "contribution to the development of studies on Japan-U.S. security and to the promotion of the mutual understanding between Japan and the United States."
Nye serves as a Commissioner for the Global Commission on Internet Governance.
Nye and his wife, Molly Harding Nye, have three adult sons.
- Pan Africanism and East African integration (Harvard University Press, 1965)
- Peace in Parts: Integration and Conflict in Regional Organization (Little Brown and Company, 1971)
- Transnational Relations and World Politics, co-authored with Robert O. Keohane (Harvard University Press, 1972)
- Power and Interdependence: World Politics in Transition, co-authored with Keohane (Little Brown and Company, 1977; Longman, 2000)
- Living with Nuclear Weapons. A Report by the Harvard Nuclear Study Group (Harvard University Press, 1983)
- Hawks, Doves and Owls: An Agenda for Avoiding Nuclear War, co-authored with Graham Allison and Albert Carnesale (Norton, 1985)
- Nuclear Ethics (The Free Press, 1986)
- Bound to Lead: The Changing Nature of American Power (Basic Books, 1990)
- Understanding International Conflicts: An Introduction to Theory and History, 7th ed. (Longman, 2008)
- The Paradox of American Power: Why the World’s Only Superpower Can’t Go it Alone (Oxford University Press, 2002)
- Power in the Global Information Age: From Realism to Globalization (Routledge, 2004)
- Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics (PublicAffairs, 2004)
- "Soft Power and American Foreign Policy." Political Science Quarterly 119.2 (2004): 255-70.
- The Power Game: A Washington Novel (PublicAffairs, 2004)
- The Powers to Lead (Oxford University Press, 2008)
- The Future of Power (PublicAffairs, 2011)
- Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era (Princeton University Press, 2013)
- Is the American Century Over? (Polity, 2015)
- Do Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy from FDR to Trump (Oxford University Press, 2020);
Essays and reporting
- ^ Nye, Joseph (November 29, 2007). "Smart Power". The Huffington Post.
- ^ "Joseph Nye Faculty Page". Harvard Kennedy School Faculty Directory. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
- ^ a b "Meeting of Secretary Kerry's Foreign Affairs Policy Board Secretary of State John Kerry Will Host a Meeting of the Foreign Affairs Policy Board on October 16". U.S. Department of State. October 16, 2014.
- ^ "DOD Announces New Defense Policy Board Members". U.S. Department of Defense. October 4, 2011. Archived from the original on 2013-10-20. Retrieved 2013-10-19.
- ^ "Membership List". The American Academy of Diplomacy. Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
- ^ "TRIP Around the World" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-01-31.
- ^ Pavgi, Kedar (November 28, 2011). "The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers". Foreign Policy. Archived from the original on 2016-08-02. Retrieved 2020-02-23.
- ^ Ricks, Thomas E. (September 25, 2014). "Who are the top international-relations specialists? Surprise! Scholars have a very different view than policymakers do". Foreign Policy. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
- ^ Nye, Jr., Joseph Samuel. Princeton University. Department of History (ed.). "Death of a Family Firm: An Entrepreneurial History of the American Preserve Company".
- ^ Deford, Frank (January 7, 1958). "Holt, Nye Among 32 Selected For U.S. Rhodes Scholarships Harvard Winners Top Oxford List". Daily Princetonian. Retrieved 11 July 2017 – via theprince.princeton.edu.
- ^ "Joseph Nye". Harvard Kennedy School. Retrieved March 23, 2021.
- ^ "North American Region". The Trilateral Commission. Archived from the original on 2012-10-21. Retrieved 2012-01-28.
- ^ "Board of Directors". Atlantic Council. Retrieved 2020-02-12.
- ^ "Joseph S. Nye Jr". AAPSS. August 9, 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2021.
- ^ Lynch, Susan M.; Wilke, Sharon (November 5, 2014). "Harvard's Joseph Nye Receives Honor in Japan". Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Retrieved March 23, 2021.
- ^ "The Internet is the world's most important infrastructure". OurInternet.org. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
- ^ "Joseph S. Nye - Project Syndicate". Project Syndicate. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
- ^ "Joseph Nye Full Bio". Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Archived from the original on March 28, 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
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