Thomas G. Weiss

The Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York

Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science at The CUNY Graduate Center, and previously served as director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies.

Weiss has held leadership positions in Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies, the Academic Council on the UN System, the International Peace Academy, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty.

He has written extensively about international organizations, conflict management, humanitarian action, the Responsibility to Protect doctrine, North-South relations, and U.S. foreign policy.

Featured Work

JUN 18, 2018 Podcast

Would the World Be Better Without the UN? with Thomas G. Weiss

Thomas Weiss, a leading expert on the history and politics of the United Nations, gives incontrovertible evidence of the UN's achievements, such as the eradication ...

Mikhail Gorbachev at the UN, 1988. CREDIT: <a href="http://bit.ly/1mb8a7w">RIA Novosti archive</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/">(CC)</a>

FEB 2, 2016 Podcast

Interview with Thomas Weiss on Change and Continuity in Global Governance

The term global governance grew up to describe the fact that there is an increasing number of civil society actors. Nevertheless, these new actors are ...