Dr. I.M. (Mac) Destler "is a scholar who specializes in the politics and processes of U.S. foreign policymaking. He recently published the fourth edition of his American Trade Politics (Institute for International Economics, 2005), whose original version won the Gladys M. Kammerer Award of the American Political Science Association for the best book on U.S. national policy. Other recent works include Protecting the American Homeland, (Brookings Institution, 2002 and 2003, with co-authors) and Misreading the Public: The Myth of a New Isolationism (Brookings Institution Press for CISSM, 1999, with Steven Kull).
"Destler is also a fellow at the Institute for International Economics (IIE), Washington, D.C. He has consulted on government organization for economic and foreign policymaking at the Executive Office of the President and the Department of State, and held senior research positions at IIE, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Brookings Institution. He is the recipient of the University of Maryland's Distinguished International Service Award for 1998. His current research includes ongoing work on US trade politics at IIE, and the CISSM/Brookings Project on the National Security Council (with Ivo H. Daalder)." 
Resources and articles
- I.M. Destler, CISSM, accessed December 28, 2007.