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Arthur Stein

Department: Political Science
Keywords: China, Japan, Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America, Art, Politics, Labor, Korea, Gender, Development, Brazil, UCLA, Indonesia, India, Globalization, History, Language, Literature, Social anthropology , Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, African Diaspora, Governance, Political Economy, Law, Korean Studies, Linguistics, Women's Studies, Environment, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Comparative Latin America, Bolivia, Theatre

Arthur A. Stein is a professor of political science at UCLA. He has served on the Policy Planning Staff of the US Department of State and consulted for US defense and intelligence agencies. He has been a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution, a Senior Fellow of the University of California's Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), and an International Affairs Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations. He was a co-editor of the American Political Science Review, is currently on the editorial board of Global Summitry and has served on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Political Science, International Interactions, and International Organization. He has worked extensively on the strategic bases of international cooperation and conflict, on the construction of international regimes and institutions, and on the relationship between domestic and international politics.

Dr. Stein has written widely on international economic and strategic affairs. He is the author of The Nation at War and Why Nations Cooperate and the co-editor of The Domestic Bases of Grand Strategy; No More States?: Globalization, National Self-Determination, and Terrorism, and of a special issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies on Affect, Interest, and Political Entrepreneurs in Ethnic and Religious Conflicts. He is additionally the author or co-author of almost four dozen articles and book chapters.

Ph.D. Political Science, 1978, Yale University
M.Phil. 1975, Yale University
M.A. International Relations, 1974, Yale University
A.B. Magna Cum Laude in International Relations and with distinction in all subjects, 1972, Cornell University


International relations theory, international organizations, foreign policy and national security, political economy, nationalism, ethnicity, and political violence.

Selected Publications:
Respites or Resolutions: Recurring Crises and the Origins of War. In The Next Great War? The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.- China Conflict, pp. 13–23, 221–225. Edited by Richard N. Rosecrance and Steven E. Miller. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2015.

No More States?: Globalization, National Self-Determination, and Terrorism. Edited with Richard N. Rosecrance. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006.

The Domestic Bases of Grand Strategy. Edited with Richard Rosecrance. Cornell Studies in Security Affairs. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1993.
*Chinese translation. Studies in Grand Strategy series. Beijing, China: Peking University Press, 2005.