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John J. Mearsheimer

AKA John Joseph Mearsheimer

Born: 14-Dec-1947
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Political Scientist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Conventional Deterrence

Military service: US Army (1965-70); USAF (1970-75, Capt.)

Father: Thomas J. Mearsheimer
Mother: Ruth M.
Wife: Mary T. Cobb (m. 14-Jun-1970, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Ann
Son: Max
Son: Nicholas

    Military College: BS, US Military Academy, West Point (1970)
    University: MA International Relations, University of Southern California (1974)
    University: MA Government, Cornell University (1978)
    University: PhD Government, Cornell University (1981)
    Professor: Political Science, University of Chicago (1982-)
    Department Chair: Political Science, University of Chicago (1989-92)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2003
    Brookings Institution Research Fellow (1979-80)
    Council on Foreign Relations

    Defamation (5-Feb-2009) · Himself

Author of books:
Conventional Deterrence (1983, international affairs)
Liddell Hart and the Weight of History (1988, biography)
The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (2001, international affairs)
The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy (2007, international affairs)
Why Leaders Lie: The Truth About Lying in International Politics (2011, international affairs)

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