Miles Kahler "is Rohr Professor of Pacific International Relations at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). From 2001 to 2005, he served as Interim Director and Founding Director of the Institute for International, Comparative, and Area Studies (IICAS) at UCSD.
"Recent publications include Territoriality and Conflict in an Era of Globalization (co-edited with Barbara Walter, Cambridge University Press, 2006); Governance in a Global Economy (co-edited with David Lake, Princeton University Press, 2003) and Leadership Selection in the Major Multilaterals (Institute for International Economics, 2001). Current research interests include international institutions and global governance, the evolution of the nation-state, multilateral strategies toward failed states, and the political economy of international finance. He directs the research project on Rebuilding Political Authority in States at Risk at UCSD, supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
- Jury Member (2007), Council on Foreign Relations: Arthur Ross Book Award