Thomas Berger Promoted to Full Professor


The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University is proud to announce that the President and Provost of Boston University have approved the promotion to the rank of Full Professor of Thomas Berger. Prof. Berger will hold the position of Professor of International Relations in the Boston University College of Arts and Sciences and in its Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies.

Announcing the decision, Dean Virginia Sapiro of the College of Arts and Sciences congratulated Prof. Berger on his promotion. Prof. Adil Najam, Dean of the Pardee School added, “Berger has been a most productive scholar, admired by his peers across the country and the world for the quality and intellectual depth of his research; he is a conscientious and accomplished teacher; and he has been a thoughtful, gracious and wise colleague to all of us.”

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 SecurityReview of International StudiesGerman Politics and World Affairs Quarterly.