Steering Committee, Global Migration Centre
Advisory Faculty, Programme for the Study of International Governance
PhD, Yale University
Faculty member since 1991, Dr Sylvan previously taught at the University of Minnesota and at Syracuse University. He works on international political economy issues (notably on world cities); on international relations theory (particularly on the rules of the Westphalian system); on foreign policy analysis (writings on the continuity of US policy toward client states and enemies); and on methodology (qualitative methods; computational models). He recently co-authored US Foreign Policy in Perspective (2009).