Ole R. Holsti
George V. Allen Professor Emeritus of International Relations
George V. Allen Professor of Political Science, specializes in international politics and foreign policy decision-making. He is the author of Crisis, Escalation, War, Content Analysis for the Social Sciences and Humanities, and Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy and co-author of International Alliance: Unity and Disintegration, Enemies in Politics, Communication Content, Content Analysis, Change in the International System, American Leadership in World Affairs: Vietnam and The Breakdown of Consensus, and Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy. His articles have appeared in American Political Science Review, The Handbook of Social Psychology, Public Opinion Quarterly, World Politics, Journal of Politics, International Political Science Review, International Studies Quarterly, Diplomatic History, Political Psychology, and various other journals and books. He is former associate editor of International Studies Quarterly and he is Contributing Editor of Running Journal. Professor Holsti was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and he was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1981-82. He was President of the International Studies Association for 1979-80, he was the recipient of the Nevitt Sanford Award from the International Society of Political Psychology for "distinguished professional contributions to political psychology" and is a past Vice President of the ISPP. He won the Howard Johnson award for distinguished teaching in 1990 and The Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award in 1995. He has been the recipient of six National Science Foundation Research Grants, and distinguished lifetime achievement awards from the American Political Science Association and the International Society for Political Psychology. His non-academic interests including running and racewalking marathons.
- Ph.D., Stanford University 1962
Holsti, Ole R. “The Political Psychology of International Politics: More than a Luxury.” Political Psychology, vol. 10, no. 3, JSTOR, Sept. 1989, pp. 495–495. Crossref, doi:10.2307/3791362. Full Text
Holsti, O. R. “Models of international relations and foreign policy.” Diplomatic History, vol. 13, no. 1, Jan. 1989, pp. 15–43. Scopus, doi:10.1111/j.1467-7709.1989.tb00042.x. Full Text
Holsti, O. R., and J. N. Rosenau. “The Domestic and Foreign Policy Beliefs of American Leaders.” Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 32, no. 2, Jan. 1988, pp. 248–94. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0022002788032002002. Full Text
Holsti, Ole R., and James N. Rosenau. “Consensus Lost. Consensus Regained?: Foreign Policy Beliefs of American Leaders, 1976-1980.” International Studies Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 4, Oxford University Press (OUP), Dec. 1986, pp. 375–375. Crossref, doi:10.2307/2600641. Full Text
Holsti, Ole R., and James N. Rosenau. “The Foreign Policy Beliefs of American Leaders: Some Further Thoughts on Theory and Method.” International Studies Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 4, Oxford University Press (OUP), Dec. 1986, pp. 473–473. Crossref, doi:10.2307/2600645. Full Text
Holsti, Ole R. “The Bifurcation of American and Non-American Perspectives in Foreign Policy.” Ps, vol. 17, no. 3, JSTOR, 1984, pp. 553–553. Crossref, doi:10.2307/418863. Full Text
Rosenau, OR Holsti with James N. “American Leadership in a Shrinking World: the Breakdown of Consensus and the Emergence of Conflicting Belief Systems.” World Politics, vol. XXXV, Apr. 1983, pp. 368–92.
Holsti, O. R., and J. N. Rosenau. “The Foreign Policy Beliefs of Women in Leadership Positions.” The Journal of Politics, vol. 43, no. 2, Jan. 1981, pp. 326–47. Scopus, doi:10.2307/2130371. Full Text
Holsti, Ole R. Historians, Social Scientists, and Crisis Management. Vol. 24, no. 4, Dec. 1980, pp. 665–82.
Holsti, O. R. “Historians, Social Scientists, and Crisis Management: An Alternative View.” Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 24, Dec. 1980, pp. 655–82.