Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs today announced the launch of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, an effort to help reinvigorate a continental bond that has anchored global order, provided peace and stability, and fueled economic expansion for seven decades.
Ben Rhode is an Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy. He holds a doctorate in history from the University of Oxford. His research focuses on the interplay between the individual and the international during historical shifts in the global order, and on how history can best inform contemporary policy.
His doctoral thesis examined ways in which various contemporary preoccupations and assumptions affected Anglo-French perceptions of power and global order at the end of the nineteenth century, with particular reference to the rise of the United States.
Prior to his doctorate, Ben was a Senior Research Associate at the Belfer Center, where his research focused on nonproliferation and regional security issues. Before joining the Center, Ben worked for five years as a researcher at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London. He graduated from the University of Oxford with First Class Honours in Modern History, and received an M.Sc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics.Last Updated: Feb 12, 2018, 1:41pm