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Robert Lieber

Robert Lieber is a professor in the Department of Government in the College and the School of Foreign Service.

International activities include:

  • Served as an advisor to several presidential campaigns, to the State Department, and to the drafters of U.S. National Intelligence Estimates
  • 2013 winner of Georgetown's Career Research Achievement Award; recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim, Rockefeller and Ford Foundations, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Smith Richardson Foundation; held teaching positions at Harvard, Oxford, the University of California - Davis, and Tokyo University
  • Author or editor of 17 books on international affairs including Power and Willpower in the American Future: Why the U.S. is Not Destined to Decline (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and Retreat and Its Consequences: American Foreign Policy and the Problem of World Order (Cambridge, 2016).

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