History of American Foreign Policy

IWP 635
Four credits

This course surveys the record of American foreign policy from the beginnings to the present day, including the war on terrorism and speculations on the future of world order. Each section will discuss the thematic features which characterized foreign policy for succeeding time periods, including separate assessments of how policy met expectations and how it served national interests.

Semester Available


Spring Semester

Principal Professor


   John J. Tierney, Jr.
Walter Kohler Professor of International Relations; Academic Dean, Ad Interim {read more}