Etel Solingen

Tierney Chair in Peace Studies
Chair, Faculty Advisory Board

School of Social Sciences
Address2: UC Irvine

Etel Solingen is Thomas T. and Elizabeth C. Tierney Chair in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of California Irvine, Chair of the UCLA Burkle Center's Faculty Advisory Board, and President of the International Studies Association. She was Chair of the Steering Committee of the Univ. of California's Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, ISA Vice-President, President of ISA’s International Political Economy Section and of the APSA's International History and Politics Section, member of the APSA's presidential Taskforce on U.S. Standing in World Affairs, and the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Research and Writing Award on Peace and International Cooperation, Social Science Research Council-Mac Arthur Foundation Fellowship on Peace and Security in a Changing World, Japan Foundation/SSRC Abe Fellowship, Center for Global Partnership/Japan Foundation fellowship, APSA Excellence in Mentorship Award, and Distinguished Teaching Award from UC Irvine's Academic Senate, among others. She currently serves as Review Essay Editor for the journal International Organization.

Her book Nuclear Logics: Contrasting Paths in East Asia and the Middle East (Princeton University Press) is the recipient of the 2008 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for the best book on government, politics, or international affairs by the APSA, and of the 2008 APSA’s Robert Jervis and Paul Schroeder Award for the Best Book on International History and Politics. She is also the author of Sanctions, Statecraft, and Nuclear Proliferation, (Cambridge University Press),  Regional Orders at Century's Dawn: Global and Domestic Influences on Grand Strategy  (Princeton University Press), Industrial Policy, Technology, and International Bargaining: Designing Nuclear Industries in Argentina and Brazil  (Stanford University Press) and editor of Scientists and the State (University of Michigan Press). Her articles on international relations theory, international political economy, comparative politics, institutional theory, comparative regionalism, democratization, and international security appeared in the APSR, IO, ISQ, Comparative Politics, International Security, Global Governance, Journal of Democracy, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Theoretical Politics, and International Relations of Asia-Pacific, among others.