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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 28 Citations 31,590 49 World Ranking 512 National Ranking 316

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Awards & Achievements

2003 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • China

John J. Mearsheimer mostly deals with Process improvement, Political economy, Business intelligence, Economy and Power. His Political economy study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as White paper, Government, World War II, Offensive realism and Resizing. His research in Offensive realism focuses on subjects like Hegemony, which are connected to Defensive realism.

His Economy study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Neoclassical realism, Democratic peace theory, Soft balancing and Cold war. While the research belongs to areas of Power, he spends his time largely on the problem of International security, intersecting his research to questions surrounding International relations. His International relations research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Power politics, Liberalism and National security.

His most cited work include:

  • The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (2562 citations)
  • The False Promise of International Institutions (1624 citations)
  • Back to the Future: Instability in Europe After the Cold War (1606 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

John J. Mearsheimer spends much of his time researching Political economy, Law, International relations, Foreign policy and Politics. His work on Grand strategy as part of general Political economy study is frequently linked to Business intelligence, bridging the gap between disciplines. The concepts of his Law study are interwoven with issues in Economic history and Face.

A large part of his International relations studies is devoted to Defensive realism. In his research, Power transition theory is intimately related to Tragedy, which falls under the overarching field of Great power. His Power transition theory research focuses on subjects like Offensive realism, which are linked to Economy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Political economy (27.54%)
  • Law (20.29%)
  • International relations (17.39%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2020)?

  • Political economy (27.54%)
  • International relations (17.39%)
  • Law (20.29%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

John J. Mearsheimer mainly focuses on Political economy, International relations, Law, Economic history and Delusion. The Political economy study combines topics in areas such as Liberal democracy, State, World War II, Order and Politics. As part of one scientific family, John J. Mearsheimer deals mainly with the area of Politics, narrowing it down to issues related to the Nuclear weapon, and often Foreign policy.

John J. Mearsheimer interconnects Social science, Professional norms, Scientific realism and Berlin wall in the investigation of issues within International relations. John J. Mearsheimer combines topics linked to Face with his work on Law. His Economic history study combines topics in areas such as Regime change and North Atlantic Treaty, Alliance.

Between 2009 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • The Gathering Storm: China’s Challenge to US Power in Asia (257 citations)
  • Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West’s Fault (199 citations)
  • Leaving theory behind: Why simplistic hypothesis testing is bad for International Relations (165 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • China

John J. Mearsheimer focuses on Political economy, Process improvement, Law, International relations and World War II. His Process improvement studies intersect with other disciplines such as Fault, Economy, Business intelligence, Annexation and North Atlantic Treaty. His research on Law often connects related topics like Economic history.

His research integrates issues of Professional norms, Scientific realism and Positive economics in his study of International relations. His World War II study incorporates themes from State, Distrust, China, Democracy and Resizing. His research in State intersects with topics in Government, White paper and Power.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

John J. Mearsheimer;Stephen M. Walt.
(2007)

1452 Citations

An Unnecessary War

John J. Mearsheimer;Stephen M. Walt.
Foreign Policy (2003)

559 Citations

Leaving theory behind: Why simplistic hypothesis testing is bad for International Relations

John J. Mearsheimer;Stephen M. Walt.
European Journal of International Relations (2013)

368 Citations

The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

L. Carl Brown;John J. Mearsheimer;Stephen M. Walt.
Foreign Affairs (2006)

99 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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