Dean Steinberg awarded prestigious Kruzel Award for Public Service
Steinberg, dean of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University and University
Professor of Social Science, International Affairs, and Law, has won the
prestigious Joseph J. Kruzel Memorial Award for Public Service from the
American Political Science Association (APSA). The award was given on
August 29 by APSA's International Security and Arms Control Section during
the organization's annual meeting in Washington, DC.
Kruzel Award is given to a scholar with a distinguished career in national
security affairs, both as an academic and a public servant. It is
given to memorialize Joseph Kruzel, a security studies scholar and policy
official who was killed while serving as the Department of Defense's chief
negotiator on the U.S. team working to end the conflict in the former
Yugoslavia. He was on a diplomatic mission in Bosnia when he died in
a crash in 1995.
who has served as dean of the Maxwell School since 2011, previously served as
deputy secretary of state to Secretary Hillary Clinton, as dean
of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, as vice president and
director of foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution, as deputy
national security advisor to President Clinton, and as director of the State
Department’s policy planning staff during the Clinton
administration. Steinberg's most recent book is Strategic Reassurance and Strategic
Resolve: US-China Relations in the 21st Century with
Michael O’Hanlon (Princeton University Press, 2014). He also authored Difficult Transitions: Foreign
Policy Troubles at the Outset of Presidential Power (2008) with
Kurt Campbell. Steinberg received a B.A. from Harvard and a J.D.
from Yale Law School.
is the sixth recipient of the award since its inception in
1997. Previous winners include Joseph Nye, Jr., Harvard University;
Catherine Kelleher, Brown University; Brent Scowcroft, former national security
advisor to President George H.W. Bush; Stephen Krasner, Stanford University;
and Andrew Marshall, Net Assessment, Department of Defense.
The International Security
and Arms Control Section of APSA is organized to encourage research and
scholarship in international security and arms control, providing an
opportunity for networking, scholarly and pedagogical discussion, and
presentation of papers and discussion of theoretical and empirical work at APSA
section meetings. Members include academics, researchers, and
policymakers with a common interest in national and international security.
The American Political Science Association, founded in 1903, is the
leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves
more than 15,000 members in over 80 countries. 09/01/14