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Miles Kahler Distinguished Professor School of International Service

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Bio

Miles Kahler teaches and conducts research in the fields of international politics and international political economy, including global governance, international monetary and financial cooperation, and Asia-Pacific regionalism. Recent publications and projects have centered on the changing role of emerging economies in world politics and global governance, the emergence of complex global governance, sources of cosmopolitanism and parochialism in contemporary politics, and challenges to the nation-state as a dominant unit in the international system. As Senior Fellow for Global Governance at the Council on Foreign Relations, Professor Kahler has completed projects on the competitive and complementary relations between global and regional institutions, innovation in global governance, and international efforts to combat illicit financial flows. He has been a Distinguished Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy,University of Toronto, and he has held fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University. He serves on the editorial boards of International Organization, Global Governance, and Global Summitry. Before joining the faculty of SIS as a Distinguished Professor, Kahler was Rohr Professor of Pacific International Relations and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. He holds A.B. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University and an M.Phil degree from Oxford University.

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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D. C., 2012-13
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 2007-08
  • Scholar-in-Residence, Rockefeller Foundation Conference and Study Center, Bellagio, Italy, 2001
  • Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize, 1992

Selected Publications

Executive Experience

Research and Editorial Appointments

AU Experts

Area of Expertise

international politics, international political economy, international monetary cooperation, global governance, regional institutions, IMF, World Bank.

Additional Information

Miles Kahler is an expert on international politics and international political economy, including international monetary cooperation, global governance, and regional institutions. Kahler was most recently Rohr Professor of Pacific International Relations and distinguished professor of political science at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) and the Political Science Department, University of California, San Diego. He has been a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2012-2013), at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University (2007-2008), and at the Council on Foreign Relations (1994-1996 and currently). He is a member of the Editorial Board of International Organization. His current research centers on the role of emerging economies in global governance and challenges to the nation-state as a dominant unit in the international system. Recent publications include Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context (co-editor, Stanford University Press), Politics in the New Hard Times (co-editor and contributor, Cornell University Press), and "Rising Powers and Global Governance: Negotiating Change in a Resilient Status Quo," (International Affairs, 2013).

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