Biography

Michael Beckley is an assistant professor of political science at Tufts University and an associate in the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard's Kennedy School. His research focuses on power (how to measure it and why some countries are more powerful than others) and has been featured in numerous popular media, including NPR, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, Vox, Foreign Policy, and the Harvard Business Review. Previously, Michael was a senior China analyst at Science Applications International Corporation and a fellow at Dartmouth College. Michael also has worked at the U.S. Department of Defense, the RAND Corporation, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University. His first book, The Unipolar Era, will be published by Cornell University Press in July 2018.

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