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Charles KupchanDr. Charles Kupchan is senior fellow and director of Europe studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also professor of international affairs at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.  He will be giving a talk at RUSI as part of the Transatlantic Programme's America and the World: US Foreign Policy in the run up to 2008, entitled 'Polarized America, Weak Europe, and the Transatlantic Challenge'.

Dr. Kupchan was director for European affairs at the National Security Council (NSC) during the first Clinton administration. Before joining the NSC, he worked in the U.S. Department of State on the policy planning staff. Prior to government service, he was an assistant professor of politics at Princeton University.

He is the author of The End of the American Era: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Geopolitics of the Twenty-first Century (2002), Power in Transition: The Peaceful Change of International Order (2001), Civic Engagement in the Atlantic Community (1999), Atlantic Security: Contending Visions (1998), Nationalism and Nationalities in the New Europe (1995), The Vulnerability of Empire (1994), The Persian Gulf and the West (1987), and numerous articles on international and strategic affairs.

Dr. Kupchan received a BA from Harvard University and MPhil and DPhil degrees from Oxford University. He has served as a visiting scholar at Harvard University’s Center for International Affairs, Columbia University’s Institute for War and Peace Studies, the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, the Centre d’Étude et de Recherches Internationales in Paris, and the Institute for International Policy Studies in Tokyo.

If you are interested in attending this event please contact Ms Dawn Williams at or 020 7747 2615.

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