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Presidential Professor of Political Science
The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
Director Emeritus
Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies
Research Professor SOAS, University of London

Areas of Expertise
Peace and Security, Humanitarian Affairs, Global Governance,  International Organizations, North-South Relations, U.S. Foreign Policy

Background
Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science at The CUNY Graduate Center and Director Emeritus of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, where he is co-director of Wartime History and the Future UN and of the Future UN Development System. 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow and past president of the International Studies Association and recipient of its “2016 Distinguished IO Scholar Award,” he has served ACUNS in a number of capacities: executive director, editor of Global Governance, and chair of the Board. He was also Research Director of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, Research Professor at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies, Executive Director of the International Peace Academy, a member of the UN secretariat, and a consultant to several public and private agencies. He has authored or edited over 50 books and written 250 articles and book chapters about international peace and security, humanitarian action, and sustainable development.

Recent Publications
Thomas G. Weiss, Governing the World? Addressing ‘Problems without Passports’ (2014).

Thomas G. Weiss  and Rorden Wilkinson, “Global Governance to the Rescue: Saving International Relations?,” Global Governance, vol. 20, no. 1 (2014).

Thomas G. Weiss, Humanitarian Business (2013).

Thomas G. Weiss, Humanitarianism Intervention: Ideas in Action (2012).

Thomas G. Weiss, Global Governance and the UN: An Unfinished Journey (2010).

Thomas G. Weiss,  Can the NPT Regime be Fixed or should it be abandoned? (Dialogue on Globalization, 2008).

Thomas G. Weiss,  “A Priority Agenda for the Next UN Secretary General (Dialogue on Globalization, 2006).

Recent ACUNS Activity
ACUNS Current Issues Podcast 9 – The Responsibility to Protect
ACUNS Executive Director, 1993 – 1998

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Updated July, 2014