Associate Professor of International Relations. (BA, Columbia College; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
Specialization: German and Japanese Politics, International Relations and Comparative Government in East Asia, Political Culture.
Thomas Berger joined the Department of International Relations in 2001. Previously, he taught for seven years at the Johns Hopkins Department of Political Science in Baltimore. He is the author of War, Guilt and World Politics After World War II, Cultures of Antimilitarism: National Security in Germany and Japan and is co-editor of Japan in International Politics: Beyond the Reactive State. His articles and essays have appeared in numerous edited volumes and journals, including International Security, Review of International Studies, German Politics and World Affairs Quarterly.