Walter Russell Mead

James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Global and International Studies, Political Studies


B.A., Yale University. Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations. Author, Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the World (2001, winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize and nominated for the 2002 Arthur Ross Book Award); God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World (2008); Power, Terror, Peace, and War: America's Grand Strategy in a World at Risk (2004). Editor-at-Large of The American Interest; writes articles, book reviews, and op-ed pieces for the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, American Interest, and other magazines and newspapers. Brady-Johnson Distinguished Fellow in Grand Strategy at Yale University (2008–11). Finalist, National Magazine Award (essays and criticism), 1997. President's Fellow, World Policy Institute at The New School (1987–97). At Bard: 2005–08; 2010–


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