Michael Mandelbaum

School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Bio

Michael Mandelbaum is Professor Emeritus at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Previously, he was the Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy and director of the American Foreign Policy Program at SAIS.

Featured Work

Image of Book Cover - That Used to Be Us:  How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back

SEP 14, 2011 Podcast

That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back

What can America do as it faces four major challenges--globalization, the revolution in information technology, chronic deficits, and its energy consumption?

The Frugal Superpower

OCT 12, 2010 Podcast

The Frugal Superpower: America's Global Leadership in a Cash-Strapped Era

Michael Mandelbaum says that in this age of soaring deficits, the era marked by an expansive U.S. foreign policy is coming to an end. ...

George F. Kennan. Portrait by Ned Siedler, <br>National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian, Gift of TIME Inc.

MAY 22, 2009 Podcast

George Kennan, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War Reconsidered

Historian John Lukacs discusses his close friend George Kennan. Kennan was an architect of the Cold War, but after 1950 he became one of its critics ...