Philip Golub

  • Department(s) : History and Politics
  • Office : G-L17
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Philip Golub is Professor of Political Science, Political Philosophy and International Relations at the American University of Paris (AUP). He obtained his MPhil (DEA) in International Relations and Contemporary History at University of Paris IV and his DPhil in International Relations at the University of Sussex. Prior to AUP, he taught at the Institute of European Studies, University of Paris 8, and in the graduate program of Sciences-Po Paris, as well as lecturing regularly in other institutions of higher learning (Lausanne, Bologna, University of Paris, among others). His research focuses on the state, globalization, and  late-modern and contemporary international imperial history. He has published /East Asia's Reemergence /(Polity Press, Cambridge, 2016) and /Power, Profit and Prestige: a History of American Imperial Expansion/ (Pluto Press, London, 2010), which was translated into French and Chinese, as well as dozens of book chapters on various issue areas of world politics. He is also a prolific author and commentator in the press and audiovisual media.


DPhil, University of Sussex (UK)
MPhil, Université Paris IV-Sorbonne (France)