Douglas Kriner

Professor

Department and Program Affiliations:

Government

Academic focus:

American politics, political institutions, foreign policy

Current research project:

I am completing a book, “The Myth of the Imperial Presidency: Political Checks on Unilateral Power”

Previous positions:

  • Professor of Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 2018
  • Professor of Political Science, Boston University, 2006-2017
  • Associate Professor of Political Science, Boston University, 2012-2017
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, Boston University, 2006-2012

Academic background:

  • Ph.D., Government, Harvard University, 2006
  • S.B., Political Science; S.B., History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001

Last book read:

"S.P.Q.R." by Marry Beard

In your own time/when not working:

Traveling, reading, tennis

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching:

Presidential Politics in the Age of Trump

What most excites you about Cornell:

Opportunities to interact with amazing colleagues and students