Michael C. Horowitz
Michael C. Horowitz is an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on international conflict issues, especially military innovation by state and non-state actors, the role of leaders in international politics, and the intersection of religion and international relations. His first book, The Diffusion of Military Power: Causes and Consequences for International Politics was published by Princeton University Press in 2010. It won the 2010 Best Book award given by the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association. His work has been published in International Organization, International Security, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, the Washington Quarterly, International Studies Quarterly, and elsewhere. He has held fellowships at the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies at Harvard, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard, and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard. Professor Horowitz received his PhD in government from Harvard University and his BA in political science from Emory University.