Michael Franczak

Michael Franczak is a historian of American foreign policy and the global economy. He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Order at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House. From 2018-20 Michael was a Henry Chauncey ’57 Postdoctoral Fellow in International Security Studies at Yale University, where he also taught in the History department.

Michael’s articles have appeared in academic and popular outlets including Diplomatic History, Cold War History, Foreign Policy, and Boston Review. His first book, North-South: Global Inequality and American Foreign Policy in the 1970s, will be published in early 2022 by Cornell University Press. Michael’s next project asks how China and climate change shaped U.S. grand strategy in the 1990s and beyond.

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