John J. Tierney, Jr.

Walter Kohler Professor of International Relations

Professional Experience

Former Special Assistant and Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (1981-1993); former participant in various national security negotiations for U.S. Government; former Executive Director of the Congressional Caucus on National Defense and the National Security Research Group, U.S. House of Representatives; and former Chairman, Politics Department, Catholic University, and formerly Professor of International Relations, University of Virginia and The Johns Hopkins University.


  • B.A., 1962, LeMoyne College.
  • Ph.D., 1969, University of Pennsylvania,



  Contemporary Politics and Diplomacy
  History of International Relations
  Peace, Strategy and Conflict Resolution
  U.S. Foreign Policy: Current and Future Challenges


  Where's the Fire?
  For America "The War to End War" Was Just the Beginning
  The Brown Journal of World Affairs publishes article on WWI by Dr. John Tierney
[List All]


  Chasing Ghosts
  The Politics of Peace