Joseph Grieco is a Professor of Political Science at Duke University. He concentrates on theories of international relations, issues of international political economy, and problems of international conflict. He is the author of Cooperation Among Nations: Europe, America, and Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade, and Between Dependency and Autonomy: India’s Experience with the International Computer Industry; and the co-author (with G. John Ikenberry) of State Power and World Markets: The International Political Economy, and (with G. John Ikenberry and Michael Mastanduno) Introduction to International Relations: Enduring Questions & Contemporary Perspectives. Articles and notes by him have appeared in American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Studies Quarterly, Security Studies, Review of International Studies, the American Political Science Review, International Organization, the Journal of Politics, and World Politics.
His teaching interests include theories of international relations and issues of international political economy. He offers a course on international law that was developed under the auspices of the Writing Across the Disciplines Program, and he has offered a College Signature Course on the subject of international progress.
His appointments include: 1978-1979, Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the Center for International Studies at Princeton University; 1981-1982, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard Business School; 1985-86, a German Marshall and a Paul Henri Spaak Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. He served with the Office of the United States Trade Representative and the International Monetary Fund as an International Affairs Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, 1990-91. During the summer of 1994 he was the Karl W. Deutsch Visiting Professor at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin; and since 1996 he has been a Visiting Professor at the Post Graduate School of Economics and International Relations at the Catholic University of Milan. During 1998-2000 he received support from the National Science Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to conduct research, and to produce two articles (one co-authored with Christopher Gelpi), on the domestic and systematic sources of repetitive military challenges. In terms of his work this year with LAMP, he is re-designing his undergraduate seminar on the causes of World War I and II in Europe to make use of electronic resources for the research paper that is required in the class.
Blog Posts by Joseph Grieco
Joseph Grieco's Blog Posts
My biggest take-away from participating this past year in the LAMP program is that, while I’ve taught at Duke 35 years, I’m still grappling with the basics of good course design! In my case,... read moreabout Making Choices and Taking Risks in Designing a Seminar »
Background and Goals of Redeveloping PS321 International Law and Institutions (PS321) introduces Duke undergraduates to the domain of international law. In this course, I focus on the political... read moreabout Redevelopment Effort for PS321: Experiences and Lessons »