July 26, 2016

Roger E. Kanet

Professor of International Studies, University of Miami
Emeritus Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University (Politics)

Areas of Expertise

International (especially European) security; U.S. and Russian foreign and security policy; nationalism, especially in post-communist states; EU expansion and its security implications.


Professor Kanet, Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1973-1997), is Professor of International Studies at the University of Miami. He was a member of ACDIS from its founding until 1997. While at UIUC he served as Head of the Department of Political Science (1984-87) and as Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Director of International Programs (1989-97). Previously he was on the faculty at The University of Kansas (1966-73) and more recently has served as Dean of the School of International Studies at the University of Miami (1997-2000).

Professor Kanet has edited or coedited twenty-four books on Soviet and Russian foreign and security policy, American foreign policy, and global politics; contributed almost 200 articles and chapters to scholarly journals and books; and lectured widely in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has received various grants and awards, including from American Council of Learned Societies; Center for Advanced Study (UIUC), International Research and Exchanges Board; NATO; Bundesinstitut für ostwissenschaftliche und internationale Studien, Cologne; U.S. Institute of Peace; National Security Education Program; and Ford Foundation.

Selected Publications:

Books or Edited Collections

with E.A. Kolodziej, From Superpower to Besieged Global Power: Restoring World Order after the Failure of the Bush Doctrine (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2008).
“Still Mars, Still Venus? The United States, Europe, and the Future of the Transatlantic Relationship,” Special issue of International Politics, vol. 45, no. 3 (2008).
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Contact Information

Mailing Address

PO Box 248124
Coral Gables, FL 33124