International Relations Theory, International Political Economy, International Cooperation, Macropolitics/Institutions, Comparative Politics, World Politics and Regional Orders
Professor Solingen is Thomas T. and Elizabeth C. Tierney Chair in Peace Studies. She was Chancellor's Professor (2009-2013) and President, International Studies Association (2012-2013). She also served as Chair of the Steering Committee of the University of California's Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, President of ISA’s International Political Economy Section and APSA’s International History and Politics Section, member of the APSA’s Presidential Taskforce on U.S. Standing in World Affairs, and was 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, Distinguished Teaching Award from UC Irvine's Academic Senate, and grants from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, United States Institute of Peace, Sloan Foundation, Columbia Foundation, and University of California's IGCC and Pacific Rim grants, among others. She served as Review Essay Editor for the journal International Organization and in the editorial boards of the APSR, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, International Interactions, Global Governance, Stanford University Press Studies in Asian Security; Social Science Research Network; Columbia University Press International Affairs Online, Latin American Research Review, European Review of International Studies, Asian Journal of Peacebuilding, and Nonproliferation Review, among others.
2009- Chancellor's Professor, University of California Irvine; 1989- Assistant, Associate, Full professor, University of California Irvine; 1998-06, Visiting Scholar, UCLA Gustav Von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies; 1998-2006, Senior Fellow, UCLA Center for Pacific Rim Studies (1998-01); University of California, Los Angeles - International Studies and Overseas Program - First Postdoctoral Fellowship
Sloan Foundation post-doctoral award, University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation
Professor Solingen studies the reciprocal influence between international security and international political economy, and between domestic and international politics. She is interested in internationalization, international and comparative political economy, institutional theory, regional and international security regimes, democratization, and the comparative political economy of science and technology. Solingen is the author of Nuclear Logics: Contrasting Paths in East Asia and the Middle East (Princeton U.P.), recipient of the APSA’s 2008 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for the best book on government, politics, and international affairs, and the 2008 APSA's Robert Jervis and Paul Schroeder Award for the Best Book on International History and Politics. She also authored Regional Orders at Century's Dawn: Global and Domestic Influences on Grand Strategy (Princeton U.P.) and Industrial Policy, Technology, and International Bargaining: Designing Nuclear Industries in Argentina and Brazil (Stanford U.P.), and edited Scientists and the State (U. of Michigan Press) and Sanctions, Statecraft, and Nuclear Proliferation (Cambridge U.P.). Her ISA presidential address, “Of Dominoes and Firewalls: The Domestic, Regional, and Global Politics of International Diffusion,” was published in International Studies Quarterly (December 2012). Her articles appeared in the American Political Science Review, International Security, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, Comparative Politics, Journal of Peace Research, Review of International Studies, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Global Governance, Journal of Democracy, International Relations of the Asia- Pacific, Asian Survey, International History Review, International Politics, Contemporary Southeast Asia, and New Political economy among others. Her research has focused mostly on East Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and the Euro-Mediterranean region.
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Solingen, Etel, Comparative Regionalism: Economics and Security (Routledge, 2015)
Solingen, Etel (ed.), Sanctions, Statecraft, and Nuclear Proliferation (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
Solingen, Etel. Nuclear Logics: Contrasting Paths in East Asia and the Middle East (Princeton University Press, 2007)
* Recipient of the American Political Science Association's 2008 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for the best book on government, politics, or international affairs.
* Co-Recipient of the 2008 Robert Jervis and Paul Schroeder Award for the Best Book on International History and Politics, awarded by the section on International History and Politics of the APSA.
Solingen, Etel. Regional Orders at Century's Dawn: Global and Domestic Influences on Grand Strategy (Princeton University Press, 1998)
Solingen, Etel. Industrial Policy, Technology, and International Bargaining: Designing Nuclear Industries in Argentina and Brazil (Stanford University Press, 1996).
Solingen, Etel (editor), Scientists and the State: Domestic Structures and the International Context (University of Michigan Press, 1994)
SELECTED JOURNAL ARTICLES:
Solingen, Etel, "Macropolitical Consensus and Lateral Autonomy in Industrial Policy: Nuclear Industries in Brazil and Argentina." International Organization, Vol. 47, No. 2 (Spring 1993)
Solingen, Etel, "Between Markets and the State: Scientists in Comparative Perspective." Comparative Politics, Vol. 26, No. 1 (October 1993)
Solingen, Etel, "The Domestic Sources of International Regimes:The Evolution of Nuclear Ambiguity in the Middle East." International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 38, No. 4 (June 1994)
Solingen, Etel, "The Political Economy of Nuclear Restraint." International Security, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Fall 1994)
Solingen, Etel, "Domestic Aspects of Strategic Postures: Past and Future in a Middle East Nuclear Regime." Contemporary Security Policy, Vol. 16, No. 1 (March 1995)
Solingen, Etel, "The New Multilateralism and Nonproliferation: Bringing Domestic Politics In."Global Governance, Vol. 1 No.2 (May-August 1995)
Solingen, Etel, "Multilateral Arms Control in the Middle East: The Issue of Sequences." Peace and Change, Vol. 20, No. 3 (July 1995)
Solingen, Etel, "Democracy, Economic Reform, and Regional Cooperation." Journal of Theoretical Politics, Vol. 8, No.1 (January 1996)
Solingen, Etel, "Democratization in the Middle East: Quandaries of the Peace Process." Journal of Democracy, Vol. 7, No.3 (July 1996)
Solingen, Etel, "Growth and Decline of the Military-Industrial Complex: The Cases of Argentina and Brazil." International Politics (Volume 35, No.1, 1998)
Solingen, Etel, "ASEAN, Quo Vadis? Domestic Coalitions and Regional Cooperation." Contemporary Southeast Asia Vol. 21, No.1 (April 1999):30-53
Solingen, Etel, "The Multilateral Arab-Israeli Negotiations: Genesis, Institutionalization, Pause, Future." Journal of Peace Research (Oslo) 37, 2 (March 2000):167-187
Solingen, Etel, "Middle East Denuclearization? Lessons from Latin America's Southern Cone." Review of International Studies 27 (2001):375-394
Solingen Etel, "Mapping Internationalization: Domestic and Regional impacts." International Studies Quarterly 45,4 (2001)
Solingen Etel, "Domestic Coalitional Analysis and the Democratic Peace." International History Review, XXIII, 4 (2001):757-783.
Solingen, Etel, "Regional Conflict and Cooperation: The Case of Southeast Asia." Columbia University Press, Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO), Teaching with CIAO module http://www.ciaonet.org/teach
Solingen Etel, "The Triple Logic of the European-Mediterranean Partnership: Hindsight and Foresight." International Politics Vol. 40, No. 2 (June 2003)
Solingen Etel, “Southeast Asia in a New Era: Domestic Coalitions from Crisis to Recovery.” Asian Survey 44:2 (March/April) 2004: 189-212.
Solingen, Etel, “ASEAN Cooperation: The Legacy of the Economic Crisis.” International Relations of the Asia-Pacific (Tokyo) Vol. 5 No.1, 2005:1-29.
Solingen, Etel, “Southeast Asia in a New Era: Domestic Coalitions from Crisis to Recovery.” Asian Survey 44:2 (March/April 2004): 189-212.
Petrovic Bojan and Etel Solingen, “Internationalization and Europeanization: The Case of the Czech Republic.” New Political Economy (UK) Vol. 10, No. 3 (September 2005)
Solingen, Etel, “Pax Asiatica versus Bella Levantina: The Foundations of War and Peace in East Asia and the Middle East.” American Political Science Review 101, No. 4 (November 2007).
Solingen, Etel, “The Genesis, Design and Effects of Regional Institutions: Lessons from East Asia and the Middle East,” International Studies Quarterly, 52, 1 (June 2008).
Solingen, Etel, “Of Theory, Method, and Policy Guideposts,” Author’s Response to four contributions to a Book Review Roundtable of Nuclear Logics: Contrasting Paths in East Asia and the Middle East, Asia Policy, No. 7 (January 2009):139-151.
Solingen, Etel (with Edward Mansfield), “Regionalism,” Annual Review of Political Science, Volume 13 (2010):145–63.
SELECTED BOOK CHAPTERS:
Solingen, Etel, "Domestic Aspects of Strategic Postures: Past and Future in a Middle East Nuclear Regime." E. Inbar and S. Sandler, eds., Middle Eastern Security: Prospects for an Arms Control Regime. Frank Cass, London, 1995 (reprinted from Contemporary Security Policy,) pp. 130-151.
Solingen, Etel, "Between Markets and the State: Scientists in Comparative Perspective." In Sheila Jasanoff, ed., Comparative Science and Technology Policy (Volume in Series edited by Guy Peters, The International Library of Comparative Public Policy) Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 1997). Reprinted from Comparative Politics, Vol. 26, No. 1 (October 1993)
Solingen, Etel, "Domestic Structures and the International Context: Towards Models of State-Scientists Interaction." Etel Solingen, ed. Scientists and the State: Domestic Structures and the International Context (University of Michigan Press, 1994);
Solingen, Etel, "Economic Liberalization, Political Coalitions, and Emerging Regional Orders," In David Lake and Patrick Morgan, eds., Regional Orders: Building Security in a New World (Penn State University Press 1997)
Solingen, Etel, "Internationalization, Coalitions, and Regional Conflict and Cooperation," In Edward D. Mansfield and Brian M. Pollins, eds. Economic Interdependence and International Conflict: New Perspectives on an Enduring Debate, (University of Michigan Press 2003)
Solingen, Etel, "Towards a democratic peace in the Middle East." In Amin Saikal and Albrecht Schnabel,eds., Peace and Democracy in the Middle East (The United Nations University Press, Tokyo, Japan, 2003)
Solingen, Etel, “East Asian Regional Institutions: Characteristics, Sources, Distinctiveness,” In T.J. Pempel, ed. Remapping Asia: Competing Patterns of Regional Integration. Cornell University Press (2004) pp.31-53.
Solingen, Etel and Saba Senses Ozyurt, “Mare Nostrum: The Sources, Logic, and Dilemmas of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership,” In Emanuel Adler, Beverly Crawford, Raffaella Del Sarto, and Federica Bicchi, eds., The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. University of Toronto Press (2006).
Solingen, Etel, "Domestic Politics and Regional Cooperation in Southeast and Northeast Asia." In Regional Cooperation and Its Enemies in Northeast Asia.” Sung Chull Kim and Edward Friedman, eds. (Routledge 2006).
Richard N. Rosecrance, Etel Solingen, and Arthur A. Stein, “Globalization and Its Effects: Introduction and Overview.” In Richard N. Rosecrance and Arthur A. Stein, ed., No More States?: Globalization, National Self-determination, and Terrorism (Rowman and Littlefield, 2006).
Solingen, Etel, “Global Incentives and Local Responses to Self-Determination: An Application to Aceh,” In Richard N. Rosecrance and Arthur A. Stein, ed., No More States?: Globalization, National Self-determination, and Terrorism (Rowman and Littlefield, 2006).
Solingen, Etel (with Michael Barnett), “Designed to Fail or Failure of Design? The Sources and Institutional Effects of the Arab League,” In Alastair Iain Johnston and Amitav Acharya, eds., Crafting Cooperation: Regional Institutions in Comparative Perspective (Cambridge University Press 2007).
Solingen, Etel, “From Threat to Opportunity? ASEAN, China, and Triangulation.” In Sheldon Simon and Evelyn Goh, eds., China, the United States, and Southeast Asia: Contending Perspectives on Economics, Politics, and Security (Routledge 2007). Project sponsored by the National Bureau of Asian Research/Nanyang University Institute of Defense and Strategic Studies.
Solingen, Etel, “The Global Context of Comparative Politics,” In Comparative Politics: Rationality, Culture, and Structure, edited by
Mark I. Lichbach and Alan S. Zuckerman (Cambridge University Press, 2008 forthcoming).
Solingen, Etel, “Economic and Political Liberalization in China: Implications for US-China Relations.” In Richard Rosecrance and Gu Guoliang, eds., Power and Restraint: A Shared Vision for the U.S.-China Relationship (Public Affairs, 2009) Project sponsored by
Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).
Solingen, Etel, “Domestic Models of Political Survival: Why Some Do and Others Don’t (Proliferate),” In William C. Potter and
Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, eds., Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation: The Role of Theory (Stanford University Press, 2010)
Solingen, Etel, “The Perils of Prediction: Japan’s Once and Future Nuclear Status,” In William C. Potter and Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, eds., Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation in the 21st Century: A Comparative Perspective (Stanford University Press, 2010)
Solingen, Etel, “Multilateralism, Regionalism, and Bilateralism: conceptual overview from international relations theory,” In N.Ganesan and Ramses Amer, eds., International Relations in Southeast Asia: Between Bilateralism versus Multilateralism. Cornell University Press, 2010 forthcoming.
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Carnegie Corporation (2008); East Asia Institute (2007); Japan Foundation-Center for Global Partnership (2005); Abe Fellowship, Social Science Research Council (2004); United States Institute of Peace (2001-2002; 1997-1998); Social Science Research Council-MacArthur Foundation Fellowship on International Peace and Security (1998-99); University of California, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation Faculty Fellowship (1994-95); University of California, Los Angeles International Studies and Overseas Program - First Postdoctoral Fellowship (1989); Sloan Foundation post doctoral award (1987-1988); .
International Studies (Core member); Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality (Associate); Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies (Associate)