of Norrin M. Ripsman, Ph.D.
Norrin M. Ripsman is a Professor in the Political Science Department at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in Political
Science at the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. His primary research interests include: the domestic sources of foreign security policy in democratic states, postwar
peacemaking, constructing regional stability, the political economy of national security, and the impact of globalization on national security.
He is the author of Peacemaking by Democracies: The Effect of State Autonomy on the Post-World-War Settlements (University Park: Penn State University
Press, 2002), a co-author (with T.V. Paul) of Globalization and the National Security State (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), a co-editor (with Steven E. Lobell
and Jeffrey W. Taliaferro) of Neoclassical Realism, the State, and Foreign Policy (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2009) a co-editor (with Jean-Marc F.
Blanchard and Edward D. Mansfield) of Power and the Purse: Economic Statecraft, Interdependence, and International Conflict (London: Frank Cass, 2000), and the author of
numerous peer-reviewed journal articles in International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Security Studies, Millennium: A Journal of
International Interactions, International Studies Review, Geopolitics, International Journal, and The Canadian Journal of Political