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Michael Mandelbaum

Professor of American Foreign Policy, Johns Hopkins University

Michael Mandelbaum is the Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy and director of the American Foreign Policy Program at the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Mandelbaum is a former faculty member at Harvard University, Columbia University, and the U.S. Naval Academy. His many publications include: *The Frugal Superpower: America’s Global Leadership in a Cash-Strapped Era* (2010);* Democracy's Good Name: The Rise and Risks of the World's Most Popular Form of Government* (2007); *The Case for Goliath: How America Acts as the World's Government in the 21st Century* (2006); and *The Meaning of Sports: Why Americans Watch Baseball, Football and Basketball and What They See When They Do* (2004).