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Culture in Power Transitions

PI: Robert Jervis, Columbia University

Year selected for award: 2014

Culture in Power Transitions: Sino-American Conflict in the 21st Century

Principal Investigator: Robert Jervis, Columbia University

Co-Investigators: Gregory Mitrovich, Columbia University; Erin Jenne, Central European University

Years of Award: 2014-2017

Managing Service Agency: Office of Naval Research

Project Description:
A historical and quantitative analysis regarding how the United States and China have employed culture to promote their rise to power and expand their influence around the world.

Select Publications:
Mitrovich, Gregory. 2019. "A New Cold War? Not Quite". The Washington Post.
Mitrovich, Gregory. 2019. "A Strong International Order Requires The U.S. To Defer To Allies, Not Dominate Them". The Washington Post.
Mitrovich, Gregory. 2020. "As Tensions Rise, How China And The US Can Avoid Going To War". South China Morning Post.
Mitrovich, Gregory. 2020. "Beware Diclinism: America Remains Poised For Greatness". The National Interest.
Mitrovich, Gregory. 2020. "History Tells Us That The US And China Aren't Destined For A Cold War – Responsible Statecraft". Responsible Statecraft.
Mitrovich, Gregory. Forthcoming. "How Lessons From The Cold War Can Guide Our Objectives Towards China". The Washington Post.
Mitrovich, Gregory. 2019. "If China Wants To Lead The Global Order, It Will Need More Than The Belt And Road Initiative". The Washington Post.
Mitrovich, Gregory. 2019. "The Mistake NATO Was Formed To Correct — And How President Trump Is Repeating". The Washington Post.
Mitrovich, Gregory. 2020. "US Strategic Ambiguity On Taiwan Must Be Backed By A Big Stick". South China Morning Post.
Mitrovich, Gregory. Forthcoming. "When Do Rising Powers Trigger Wars". The National Interest.
Mitrovich, Gregory. 2020. "Why Cold War Comparisons With US-China Relations Do More Harm Than Good". South China Morning Post.