Michael Beckley is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Tufts University and a Jeane Kirkpatrick Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.

His research on U.S.-China relations has received awards from the American Political Science Association and the International Studies Association and has been featured by numerous media including the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The New York Times, NPR, and The Washington Post. Previously, Beckley worked for the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the U.S. Department of Defense, the RAND Corporation, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He continues to advise offices within the U.S. Intelligence Community and U.S. Department of Defense.

Beckley holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University. He is the author of Unrivaled: Why America Will Remain the World’s Sole Superpower (Cornell University Press,2018).

Last Updated: May 8, 2020



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