Reich, Simon F.

Simon Reich is a professor in the Division of Global Affairs and Department of Political Science at Rutgers, Newark. He is author, co-author and editor of 11 books and over 50 articles or book chapters. His most recent book is The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century (with Peter Dombrowski, Cornell University Press, 2018). Reich’s twelfth book will be a co-edited volume with the working title ‘Comparative Grand Strategy in the Modern Age’ (with Thierry Balzacq and Peter Dombrowski, Oxford University Press, 2019). His work has been translated into Chinese, Dutch, German and Japanese. Reich also previously served as Director of Research and Analysis at the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House) in London and the inaugural director of the Ford Institute for Human Security at the University of the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently a visiting fellow at IRSEM, The Institute for Strategic Studies, located in the Ecole Militaire in Paris.

Curriculum Vitae and List of Publications


  • Article: 'Shredding the Washington Playbook: President Trump and the Future of US Policy in Asia,' Policy Forum, January 2017
  • Book: Good-bye Hegemony!  Power and Influence in the Global System (with Richard Ned Lebow, Shanghai People’s Press, 2016).
  • Article: ‘Influence and Hegemony: Shifting Patterns of Material and Social Power in World Politics,’ (with Richard Ned Lebow), All Azimuth, vol. 6, no. 1, (Forthcoming) January, 2017, pp. 17-47
  • Article: ‘Who is Wile E. Coyote? Power, Influence and the War on Drugs’ (with Mark Aspinwall), International Politics, (2016) vol. 53, pp. 155–175.
  • Visiting Fellowship: Visiting Fellow, IRSEM, Ecole Militaire, Paris, France, June-August 2016.
  • Article: ‘The Strategy of Sponsorship,’ (with Peter Dombrowski), Survival (October/November 2015), Vol. 57, No. 5, pp. 121-148.
  • Article: ‘The Strategy of Sponsorship,’ (with Peter Dombrowski), Survival, forthcoming, fall 2015
  • Article: 'Who is Wile E. Coyote? Power, Influence and the War on Drugs,’ (with Mark Aspinwall), International Politics (forthcoming) 2015.
  • Chapter in edited volume: ‘Interview with Charles Kindleberger,’ in Richard Ned Lebow, Peer Schouten and Hidemi Suganami (eds.), Dialogues with Foundational Thinkers (Forthcoming) Palgrave MacMillan 2015.
  • Article: ‘American and Chinese Leadership during the Global Financial Crisis: Testing Kindleberger’s Stabilization Functions,’(with Carla Norrlof), International Area Studies Review, March 2015, pp. 1-23,
  • Article: ‘Response to Jeanne Morefield’s review of Good-Bye Hegemony! Power and Influence in the Global System, in Perspective on Politics, with Richard Ned Lebow, Vol. 12, no. 4, December 2014, pp. 13-15.
  • Review Symposium: European Political Science: Simon Reich and Richard Ned Lebow. Good-Bye Hegemony!: Power and Influence in the Global System.  Introduction by Lasse Thomassen. Reviews by Daniel Warner and John Mueller.  Response by Simon Reich and Richard Ned Lebow.
  • Book: Simon Reich and Richard Ned Lebow. Good-Bye Hegemony!: Power and Influence in the Global System (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014).
  • Article: ‘The Paradox of Unilateralism: Institutionalizing Failures in US-Mexican Drug Strategies,’ (with Mark Aspinwall) in NorteAmerica, Volume 8, no, 2, July-December 2013.
  • Chapter in edited volume: Steaming up the Hudson: China, the US and the Problem of Misperception,” in The Asia-Pacific Century: Challenges and Opportunities, ed. Adam Lowther (Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, 2012).
  • Book: Global Norms, American Sponsorship and the Emerging Patterns of World Politics (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010).
  • Chapter in edited volume: Reich, Simon and Martin A. Schain. “Policy, Politics and Immigration: From Distribution to Regulation,” in Political Science As Public Philosophy: A Festschrift for Theodore J. Lowi, eds. Benjamin Ginsberg and Gwendolyn Mink (New York: W.W. Norton, 2010).
Faculty Type: 
Division of Global Affairs
English, German
United States, Europe
Professor of Global Affairs and Political Science
Ph.D., Cornell University
(973) 353-3280
Office Location: 
Conklin Hall, Room 212
Areas of Specialization: 
Human Security, Grand Strategy

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