Suri, Jeremi | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
Education
  • Ph.D. in History, Yale University, 2001
  • M.A. in History, Ohio University, 1996
  • A.B. in History, Stanford University, 1994
Research Areas
  • Strategy, Leadership, Decision-Making
  • International Relations, National Security, Globalization
  • Modern History, Public Activism, Organizational Change
Teaching Areas
  • International Affairs and Diplomacy
  • Finance, Management and Leadership (including non-profits)

Jeremi Suri holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. He is a professor in the university's Department of History and the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Professor Suri is the author and editor of nine books on contemporary politics and foreign policy. His most recent book is "The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office." His other books include "Henry Kissinger and the American Century," "Liberty's Surest Guardian: American Nation-Building from the Founders to Obama," and "Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy" (with Robert Hutchings). Professor Suri writes for major newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New York Daily News, The Dallas Morning News, The Houston Chronicle, The Boston Globe, Foreign Affairs, Fortune, The American Prospect, and Wired. He also writes for various online sites and blogs. He is a popular public lecturer, and he appears frequently on radio and television programs.  

Professor Suri teaches courses on strategy and decision-making, leadership, globalization, international relations and modern history. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses, and he teaches and serves as academic director for the Executive Master in Public Leadership program (EMPL) at the LBJ School. His research and teaching have received numerous prizes. In 2007 Smithsonian magazine named him one of America's "Top Young Innovators" in the arts and sciences. 

Media Expertise
  • Domestic Politics
  • International Security
  • Modern International Relations
  • Globalization and International Affairs
  • Protest and Dissident Movements

Newsworthy

Media MentionOctober 9, 2018
UT public policy professor on why it's hard to vote

LBJ Professor Jeremi Suri who writes about politics, elections and "all related matters" points out, it's hard to vote.

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Media MentionAugust 2, 2018
Learning from Henry Kissinger

In his review of "Kissinger The Negotiator" in The New York Times, Jeremi Suri, professor of public affairs and history at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, chronicles the role of statesmen in American politics and the lessons of Henry Kissinger's tenure as secretary of state and national security adviser.  

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Media MentionMay 25, 2018
We celebrate Memorial Day not to glorify war but to renew democracy

LBJ Professor Jeremi Suri calls on the American people to remember our democratic values. 

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