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Daniel Drezner

Professor of International Politics

Tufts GBA Faculty Dan Drezner


Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a contributing editor at The Washington Post (he currently writes the Spoiler Alerts blog).

Prior to joining The Fletcher School, Drezner taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has previously held positions with the Civic Education Project, the RAND Corporation, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He received fellowships from the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Harvard University.

Drezner has written five books and published articles in numerous scholarly journals as well as in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Politico, and Foreign Affairs (his blog for Foreign Policy magazine was named by Time as one of the 25 best blogs of 2012). He has also been a contributing editor for Foreign Policy and The National Interest. His latest book, The System Worked: How the World Stopped Another Great Depression, was published by Oxford University Press in June 2014.

Drezner received his B.A. in Political Economy from Williams College, and an M.A. in Economics and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University.