Amitav Acharya

Amitav Acharya is Distinguished Professor of international relations at American University, Washington, D.C. He has taught at York University, the University of Bristol, and Nanyang Technological University, and held visiting appointments at Rhodes University, University of Oxford, and Harvard University. His books include Agency and Change in World Politics: Constructing Global Order (forthcoming); Rethinking Power, Institutions and Ideas in World Politics (2014); The End of American World Order (2014); and Whose Ideas Matter? Agency and Power in Asian Regionalism (2009). He is also editor of Why Govern? Rethinking Demand and Progress in Global Governance (2016). His articles have appeared in International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, World Politics, and The National Interest, and he frequently writes op-eds for the Washington Post (Monkey Cage), the Financial Times, and Foreign Affairs Today.

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