Professor Michael W. Doyle, the Harold Brown Professor of International and Public Affairs, of Law, and of Political Science, was recently elected to the American Philosophical Society, the nation’s oldest learned society. With his election, Doyle joins the society’s more than 900 members, 200 of whom have received the Nobel Prize.
“Being invited to join the American Philosophical Society is an exceptional honor, primarily due to the distinguished company one joins, beginning with the founder, Benjamin Franklin, and including current Columbia colleagues,” Doyle said. “In its conferences and publications, it is also one of the few academic societies that not only tries but succeeds in speaking across the disciplines.”
Doyle specializes in international relations theory, international security, and international organizations. Prior to joining the Law School, he served as assistant secretary-general and special adviser to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan.