School of Foreign Service
Department of Government
David Edelstein is an associate professor in the Department of Government in the College and the Center for Security Studies in the School of Foreign Service. He is a core faculty member of the Security Studies Program. Edelstein is a participant in the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues Research Group on Managing Strategic Competition.
International activities include:
- Former fellow at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation; former fellow at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; visiting scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
- Author of Occupational Hazards: Success and Failure in Military Occupation and has published several articles on international security, international relations theory, and U.S. foreign policy
- Ongoing research about time horizons of political leaders in international politics and exit strategies from military interventions