Global Hot Spots: “American Foreign Policy in an Age of Nationalist Sentiment”

April 27 - 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Fluno Center — Howard Auditorium, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715
Cost: Free


Jon Pevehouse, professor, Department of Political Science

About the talk

Pevehouse will discuss the future of global economic and military institutions amid the rise of nationalist sentiment, and whether American foreign policy can lead a response to these pressures.

About the speaker

Pevehouse has been a professor at the UW since 2000. His research interests lie in the field of international relations and include international political economy, American foreign policy, and international organizations. Pevehouse’s work examines the relationship between domestic and international politics, with recently published work focusing on regional trade agreements, human-rights institutions, exchange-rate politics, and international organizations. He has earned numerous awards, including the UW Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award and the Karl Deutsch Award, an international honor given to a scholar under the age of 40 who has made a significant contribution to the study of international relations. He coauthored the International Relations textbook and is the editor of the International Organization professional journal. Pevehouse earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas and his doctorate from Ohio State University.

Registration by April 26 is strongly recommended. Lunch is not provided, but lunch reservations at the Fluno Center can be made at 608-441-7117.

Public parking is available in the Fluno Center garage (Lot 83) at 314 N. Frances Street, in Lot 46 at 301 N. Lake Street, or in the Lake Street ramp at 415 N. Lake Street.

Questions? Contact Jordan Langer at or 608-308-5430.

Global Hot Spots digs into today’s hottest issues with UW faculty experts for thought-provoking discussions about what’s happening in the world — from politics, global health, and economics to human rights, the environment, and more.

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