Political Science Faculty

Jonathan Kirshner


Selected Publications


An Unwritten Future: Realism, Uncertainty, and World Politics (Princeton University Press, 2022)

The Downfall of the American Order? (Cornell University Press, 2022, co-edited with Peter Katzenstein)

American Power After the Financial Crisis (Cornell University Press, 2014)

When the Movies Mattered: The New Hollywood Revisited (Cornell University Press, 2019, co-edited with Jon Lewis)


"Gone but not Forgotten: Trump's Long Shadow and the End of American Credibility," Foreign Affairs (March/April 2021)

“The Keynesian Revolution,” Boston Review, July 13, 2020.

“The Man Who Predicted Nazi Germany,” New York Times, December 7, 2019

“Keynes’s Early Beliefs and Why They Still Matter,” Challenge 58:5

“Handle Him with Care: The Importance of Getting Thucydides Right,” Security Studies 28:1

“The Economic Sins of IR Theory and the Classical Realist Alternative,” World Politics 67:1

“Who Knew it Could Get Worse? When Nixon Haunted the New Hollywood,” Cineaste 43:2

“Same as it Ever Was? Continuity and Change in the International Monetary System,” Review of International Political Economy 21:5

“The Tragedy of Offensive Realism: Classical Realism and the Rise of China,” European

Journal of International Relations, 18:1