Michael W. Doyle
Michael W. Doyle
|Born||1948 (age 70–71)|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
Michael W. Doyle (born 1948) is an American international relations scholar best known as a theorist of the liberal "democratic peace" and author of "Liberalism and World Politics," the 16th most cited article in the 100-year history of the American Political Science Review. He has also written widely on the comparative history of empires and the evaluation of UN peace-keeping.
He is a University Professor (Columbia) of International Affairs, Law and Political Science at Columbia University - School of International and Public Affairs. He is the former director of Columbia Global Policy Initiative. He co-directs the Center on Global Governance at Columbia Law School. His most recent publication is The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect (Yale Press, 2015.)
Michael W. Doyle was born in Honolulu, HI and graduated from Jesuit High School in Tampa, FL He earned his AB, AM, and PhD in Political Science, all from Harvard University. He also studied at the US Air Force Academy, trained as a parachutist at Ft. Benning and completed his military service in the Massachusetts Air National Guard.
Doyle has taught at the University of Warwick, Johns Hopkins University, Princeton University, and Yale Law School. At Princeton University, he directed the Center of International Studies and chaired the Editorial Board and the Committee of Editors of World Politics. He has long been a member and is the former chair of the board of the International Peace Institute. He was also a member of the External Research Advisory Committee of the UNHCR and the Advisory Committee of the Lessons-Learned Unit of the Department of Peace-Keeping Operations (UN). He is a member of Council of Foreign Relations, New York.
Kant's Perpetual Peace
In his 1983 essay "Kant, Liberal Legacies and Foreign Affairs", Doyle builds on Immanuel Kant's views on various issues; especially noted are his views on liberal internationalism. Doyle discusses the two legacies of modern liberalism: the pacification of foreign relations among liberal states (see below) and international imprudence.
Awards and honors
In 2001, he was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and, in 2009, to the American Philosophical Society. In 2012, he was named the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. On July 15, 2014 the University of Warwick conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) upon Doyle in recognition of his research and publications on Peace Theory.
In 2009, he received the Charles E. Merriam Award for Outstanding Public Policy Research of the American Political Science Association, a biennial award given "to a person whose published work and career represent a significant contribution to the art of government through the application of social science research."
In 2011, he received the APSA's Hubert H. Humphrey Award "in recognition of notable public service by a political scientist."
Doyle served as Assistant Secretary-General and Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan. In the Secretary General's Executive Office, he was responsible for strategic planning, including the Millennium Development Goals, outreach to the international corporate sector through the Global Compact, and relations with Washington. He is the former chair of the Academic Council on the United Nations System.
Model International Mobility Convention
The Model International Mobility Convention fills a gap in international law by covering the multiple forms of international mobility, ranging from visitors through labor migrants to forced migrants and refugees. It proposes a comprehensive framework for international mobility with the goal of establishing a cumulative set of rights afforded to internationally mobile people (and the corresponding rights and responsibilities of states).
He is married to Amy Gutmann, President of the University of Pennsylvania. Their daughter, Abigail Doyle, received her A.B., A.M., and PhD from Harvard University in chemistry. Abigail is currently a professor of chemistry at Princeton  where the lab she leads is known as The Doyle Group.
- Doyle, Michael W. (Dec 1986). "Liberalism and World Politics". The American Political Science Review. 80 (4): 1151–1169. doi:10.2307/1960861. JSTOR 1960861.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-06. Retrieved 2017-03-25.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
- Doyle, Michael W. (1983). "Kant, Liberal Legacies and Foreign Affairs". Philosophy and Public Affairs. I. and II (12): 205–235, 323–353.
- "International Migration". http://globalpolicy.columbia.edu/projects/international-migration. External link in
- "Model International Mobility Convention". Columbia Global Policy Initiative. 25 Aug 2017.
- "Model International Mobility Convention". Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. 2017-12-13. Retrieved 2018-01-17.
- "Princeton University Department of Chemistry Abigail Doyle".
- "The Doyle Group". Archived from the original on 2015-09-07.
- The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect (Yale Press)
- Ways of War and Peace: Realism, Liberalism, and Socialism (W.W. Norton)
- Empires (Cornell University Press)
- Liberal Peace: Selected Essays (Routledge)
- UN Peacekeeping in Cambodia: UNTAC's Civil Mandate (Lynne Rienner Publishers)
- Striking First: Preemption and Prevention of International Conflict (Princeton Press)
- Making War and Building Peace (Princeton Press) with Nicholas Sambanis
- Alternatives to Monetary Disorder (Council on Foreign Relations/McGraw Hill) with Fred Hirsch and Edward Morse
- Keeping the Peace (Cambridge University Press) edited with Ian Johnstone and Robert Orr
- Peacemaking and Peacekeeping for the New Century (Rowman and Littlefield) edited with Olara Otunnu
- New Thinking in International Relations Theory (Westview) edited with John Ikenberry
- The Globalization of Human Rights (United Nations University Press) edited with Jean-Marc Coicaud and Anne-Marie Gardner
- Columbia Law School
- Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
- Columbia University Department of Political Science
- Columbia Global Policy Initiative
- Member Profile, Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University
- Interview with Michael W. Doyle by Theory Talks (16 Apr 2008)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by Foreign Policy, "One World, Rival Theories" (26 Oct 2009)
- Podcast with Michael W. Doyle by Yale University, "Nonintervention and Intervention:The Use of Force Across Borders - Lecture 1 - Nonintervention" (13 Oct 2011)
- Podcast with Michael W. Doyle by Yale University, "Nonintervention and Intervention:The Use of Force Across Borders - Lecture 2 - Overriding Nonintervention" (20 Oct 2011)
- Podcast with Michael W. Doyle by Yale University, "Nonintervention and Intervention:The Use of Force Across Borders - Lecture 3 - Disregarding Nonintervention" (27 Oct 2011)
- Interview with Michael W. Doyle on the background of “Doyle’s Law” given on the occasion of receiving an honorary degree from the University of Warwick (Jul 2014)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by Columbia Law School, "Professor Michael Doyle Calls Upon Students for Assistance in Creating a Model International Mobility Treaty" (1 Sep 2015)
- Interview with Michael W. Doyle by Columbia News, "Michael Doyle Brings Diverse Experts Together to Solve Global Policy Problems" (15 Oct 2015)
- Video with Michael W. Doyle by C-SPAN, "The Question of Intervention," (18 Feb 2016)
- Video with Michael W. Doyle by UN University, "When to Intervene Forcibly in Interstate Relations, a Conversation with Prof. Michael Doyle" (19 May 2016)
- Article by Michael W. Doyle by Dissent Magazine, "New World Disorder" (Winter 2017)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by Foreign Policy, "Can Nikki Haley Change Trump’s Mind About Russia and Putin?" (25 Jan 2017)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by The Christian Science Monitor, "Why Nikki Haley's outlier status is useful for White House – up to a point" (6 Jun 2017)
- Video with Michael W. Doyle by Center for Migration Studies, "Migration Expert Series | Michael Doyle" (11 Sep 2017)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by Council on Foreign Relations, "The Role of the UN General Assembly" (13 Sep 2017)
- Video with Michael W. Doyle by Foreign Policy Association, "Crossing Borders in a Globalized World" (13 Oct 2017)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by The Source: Forum of Diversity (21 Nov-5 Dec 2017), vol. 18(10)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by The New York Times, "Climate Change Is Driving People From Home. So Why Don’t They Count as Refugees?" (21 Dec 2017)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by Debate, "Lanza señal de alerta ante nuevos peligros: Guterres" (31 Dec 2017)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by Deccan Chronicle, "No refuge for these refugees" (16 Jan 2018)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by Penn Current, "Silfen Forum to address global refugee crisis" (25 Jan 2018)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by The Washington Post, "Democrats should take Trump’s immigration deal seriously" (30 Jan 2018)
- Article with Michael W. Doyle by Books & Ideas, "Liberalism, between War and Peace: An Interview with Michael Doyle, Part 1" (3 Sep 2018)
- Interview with Michael W. Doyle by Aspen Review, "Michael W. Doyle: Pulling Up the Ladder After You" (Jan 2019)
- Interview with Michael W. Doyle by La Vie Des Idees, "Michael Doyle: le liberalisme, entre guerre et paix" (22 Feb 2019)
- Michael W. Doyle hosts Workshop on the Model International Mobility Declaration (MIMD)