Robert Keohane

Robert Owen Keohane (born October 3, 1941) is an American academic working within the fields of International Relations and International Political Economy. Following the publication of his influential book After Hegemony (1984), he has become widely associated with the theory of neoliberal institutionalism, as well as transnational relations and world politics in international relations in the 1970s.

Robert Keohane
Keohane in 2017
Robert Owen Keohane

(1941-10-03) October 3, 1941 (age 79)
Alma mater
Known forAfter Hegemony, "International Institutions: Two Approaches"
Spouse(s)Nannerl O. Keohane
Scientific career
FieldsPolitical science
Doctoral advisorStanley Hoffmann
InfluencesJudith ShklarKenneth WaltzKarl Polanyi

He is Professor Emeritus of International Affairs at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, and has also taught at Swarthmore College, Duke University, Harvard University and Stanford University.[1][2] A 2011 survey of International Relations scholars placed Keohane second in terms of influence and quality of scholarship in the last twenty years.[3] According to the Open Syllabus Project, Keohane is the most frequently cited author on college syllabi for political science courses.[4]