Bentley B. Allan is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and an affiliate of the Environment, Energy, Sustainability, and Health Institute at Johns Hopkins University. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Ohio State University in 2012. He has research interests in the history and theory of international order, global environmental politics, the role of science and expertise in global politics, and qualitative methods. His book, Scientific Cosmology and International Orders (Cambridge University Press, 2018), is the winner of the American Political Science Association’s Don K. Price Award for the best book in Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics. He has published articles in International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, Review of International Political Economy, and European Journal of International Relations. His is now working on a second book, provisionally entitled, “Producing the Climate: Geopolitics and Geophysics in the History of Global Climate Governance.” He is also working with Ted Hopf (National University of Singapore) and Srdjan Vucetic (University of Ottawa) to build a national identity database and relate the findings to the history and theory of international order. The first results from the project have been published in Making Identity Count: Building a National Identity Database (Oxford University Press, 2016).
Fall 2022: By Appointment
Research Interests: International relations, science and politics, global governance, global environmental politics
Education: PhD, Ohio State University
Scientific Cosmology and International Orders
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