Book Talk with Professor Dan Drezner

Book cover of "The Ideas Industry"
Book talk
Date: 
Friday, September 15, 2017
Time: 
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Ginn Library, Reading Room
Dan Drezner

Daniel W. Drezner is professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a contributor to the Washington Post. Prior to Fletcher, he taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has previously held positions with Civic Education Project, the RAND Corporation and the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Drezner has written six books, including All Politics is Global (Princeton, 2007) and Theories of International Politics and Zombies, The System Worked: How the World Stopped Another Great Depression (Oxford, 2014, and edited two others, including Avoiding Trivia (Brookings, 2009). He has published articles in numerous scholarly journals as well as in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Foreign Affairs. Time magazine named his blog at Foreign Policy one of the 25 best in 2012. His latest book, The Ideas Theory: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats are Transforming the Marketplace of Ideas, was published by Oxford University Press in April 2017.