Professor of Political Science
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Degrees: PHD, 1996, Princeton Univ; MA, 1992, Princeton Univ; BA, 1990, Pennsylvania St Univ Univ Park
MEENA BOSE, professor & Peter S. Kalikow Chair in Presidential Studies, received her B.A. in international politics from Penn State University in 1990, and both her M.A. (1992) and Ph.D. (1996) from Princeton University. She is the author of Shaping and Signaling Presidential Policy: The National Security Decision Making of Eisenhower and Kennedy (1998), co editor (with Rosanna Perotti) of From Cold War to New World Order: The Foreign Policy of George H.W. Bush (2002), and co editor (with Mark Landis) of The Uses and Abuses of Presidential Ratings (2003). Her current research focuses on the changing role of the United Nations in American foreign policy. Dr. Bose teaches courses on the American Presidency, American Foreign Policy, and American Politics. She taught for six years at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where she also served as Director of American Politics in Spring 2006. Dr. Bose previously taught at Hofstra University from 1996-2000. She represented the American Political Science Association on the Department of States Historical Advisory Committee from 2001-2004.