Jennifer Sterling-Folker joins us to talk about nationalism and world order, the pitfalls of political fatalism, imagined dragons and genuine fire-breathers, and much, much more.
Dr Jennifer Sterling-Folker is the Alan R. Bennett Honors Professor in Political Science at University of Connecticut. Professor Sterling-Folker is an international relations theorist whose writing focuses on theories of international organization and global governance.
In this conversation we talk about nationalism and world order, how to avoid the pitfalls of political fatalism, imagined dragons and genuine fire-breathers, and much, much more.
Works we discuss in this episode include:
- Sterling-Folker, J. (forthcoming). ‘Unipolarity and Nationalism: The Racialized Legacies of an Anglo-Saxon Unipole.’ In B. Heurlin et al. (eds.), Polarity in International Relations: Past, Present, Future. Palgrave Macmillan.
- Sterling-Folker, J. et al. (2021). ‘Forum: Thinking Theoretically in Unsettled Times: COVID-19 and Beyond.’ International Studies Review, 23 (3), 1100-1125.
- Sterling-Folker, J. (2006). ‘Lamarckian with a vengeance: human nature and American international relations theory.’ Journal of International Relations and Development, 9, 227–246.
- Sterling-Folker, J. (2005). ‘Realist Global Governance: Revisiting Cave! hic dragones and Beyond.’ In: M. Hoffmann and A. Ba (eds.), Contending Perspectives on Global Governance: Coherence, Contestation and World Order. London: Routledge.
- Strange, S. (1983). ‘Cave! Hic Dragones: A Critique of Regime Analysis.’ International Organization, 36 (2), 479-496.