Olin-Sang American Civilization Center, 109
DegreesUniversity of Chicago, Ph.D.
University of Southern California, M.A.
University of Southern California, B.A.
ExpertiseInternational relations. World politics, Causes and prevention of war, Alliances, Collective Security, War and peace, Human rights, US national security and foreign policy
ProfileSenior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Teaches and does research on the causes and prevention of war and human rights issues. Writing focuses on the U.S. policy implications of changing patterns of world politics.
Awards and Honors
Visting Fellow Brookings Institution (1999)
Wien Chair in International Cooperation (1989)
Harold and Margaret Sprout Award, International Studies Association (1979)
Fulbright Fellowship (1957 - 1958)
Brown,Seyom. The Illusion of Control: Force and Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century. Brookings Institution Press, 2003.
Brown,Seyom. Human Rights in World Politics. New York: Longman, 2000.
Brown,Seyom. International Relations in a Changing Global System: Toward a Theory of the World Polity (2nd. ed.). Boulder: Westview, 1996.
Brown,Seyom. New Forces, Old Forces, and the Future of World Politics (post-Cold War edition). New York: HarperCollins, 1995.
Brown,Seyom. The Causes and Prevention of War. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994.
Brown,Seyom. On the Front Burner: Issues in U.S. Foreign Policy. Little Brown, 1984.
Brown,Seyom. The Faces of Power: Constancy and Change in United States Foreign Policy from Truman to Clinton. New York: Columbia University Press, 1968.