Bruce Russett

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Dean Acheson Professor of International Relations
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Bruce Russett is Dean  Acheson Research Professor of International Relations and Political Science.  He is a Fellow of the American  Academy of Arts and Sciences and has  honorary doctorates from Uppsala University (2002) and Williams College  (2011).  He has held visiting  appointments at Columbia, Michigan,  North Carolina, Harvard, the Free University  of Brussels, the Richardson Institute in London,  the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, the University  of Tel Aviv, and Tokyo University   Law School.   He and edited the Journal of Conflict  Resolution from 1973 through 2009, and with Paul Kennedy staffed the Ford  Foundation’s 1995 report, The United  Nations in Its Second Half-Century.  A past president of the  International Studies Association and of the Peace Science Society  (International), in 2009 he received the Society’s third quadrennial Founder’s  Medal for “significant and distinguished life-long scientific contributions to  peace science.”  Of his 27 books, some of the more recent are Grasping the Democratic Peace (1993); The Once and Future Security Council (1997); Triangulating Peace: Democracy,  Interdependence, and International Organizations (2001) with John Oneal;  awarded the International Studies Association’s prize for Best Book of the  Decade 2000-2009); and Hegemony and  Democracy (2011).