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Professor Michael Cox

Associate Fellow, Americas Programme

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Telephone: +44 20 7955 6946
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  • US foreign policy with special reference to China, Asia and the 'Asian pivot'
  • Transatlantic relationship
  • Geopolitical consequences of the economic crisis 


  • US democracy promotion
  • The American decline debate 

Recent Publications

  • US Foreign Policy, Oxford University Press, 2012 
  • Introduction to International Relations, University of London, 2012
  • 'Power Shift and the Death of the West? Not Yet', European Political Science, September 2011
  • 'The Uses and Abuses of History: The End of the Cold War and Soviet Collapse', International Politics, July/September 2011
  • The American Century; from the Cold War to the War on Terror, Routledge, 2011
  • The Decline and Fall of the American Empire? From Bush to Obama, Polity, 2011
  • Global 1989, Cambridge University Press, 2010
  • Soft Power and US Foreign Policy, Routledge, 2010
  • International Relations of the Twentieth Century, Sage 2007, 8 volumes
  • US Foreign Policy, Oxford University Press, 2008


2006 - Co-Director, Ideas Centre for Diplomacy and Strategy, LSE
2003 -  Professor, Department of International Relations, LSE
1995 - 2003 Professor, Department of International Politics, University of Wales at Aberystwyth

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