Professor in The Division of Global Affairs and The Department of Political Science, Rutgers University Newark

Professor Reich is Professor in the Division of Global Affairs and Department of Political Science at Rutgers University, and a leading international authority on globalisation and on enhancing human security. Professor Reich has had a distinguished career in academic research and administration. His work has been published in the leading journals in his field, and by major university presses. He played a significant leadership role in establishing the Ford Institute for Human Security in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, an Institute that was created by funding that he generated. Reich served for six years as the inaugural director. Professor Reich currently holds an appointment in the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University’s Newark campus. His recent books include Good-Bye Hegemony! Power and Influence in the Global System (with Richard Ned Lebow, Princeton University Press, 2014), Global Norms, American Sponsorship and the Emerging Patterns of World Politics (Palgrave, 2010), and Child Soldiers in the Age of Fractured States (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009). His new book, to be published in January of 2018 by Cornell University Press, is co-authored with Peter Dombrowski and entitled The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century.


  • –present
    Director of the Ford Institute for Human Security, University of Pittsburgh
  • 2008–present
    Professor of Global Affairs , Rutgers University


  • 1988 
    Cornell University, PhD Department of Government
  • 1986 
    Cornell University, MA Department of Government
  • 1984 
    Brandeis University, MA Department of Politics
  • 1980 
    University of Essex, BA Department of Government
  • Newark, United States
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