John T.S.


John T.S. Keeler

Dean and Professor
3410 Posvar


  • PhD, Political Science, Harvard University, 1978
  • MA, Political Science, Harvard University, 1975
  • BA, Political Science, University of Southern California, 1972

Teaching and Research Areas

Comparative public policy, EU politics, transatlantic relations, American foreign policy.

Select Publications and Funded Research

  • “The Politics of Shale Gas and Anti-fracking Movements in France and the United Kingdom, in Yongsheng Wang and William E. Hefley, eds., The Global Impact of Unconventional Shale Gas Development: Economics, Policy and Interdependence (New York and Heidelberg: Springer, 2016).
  • “Mapping EU Studies: The Evolution from Boutique to Boom Field 1960-2001,” Journal of Common Market Studies 43 no. 3 (September 2005): 551-582.
  • Co-edited with J. Howorth. Defending Europe: The EU, NATO and the Quest for European Autonomy. Palgrave Macmillian, 2003.
  • Co-edited with Wyn P. Grant. Agricultural Policy, Volume I: Agricultural Policy in Western Europe and Agricultural Policy, Volume II: Agricultural Policy in Global Perspective. Edward Elgar, 2000.
  • Co-edited with Martin A. Schain. Chirac’s Challenge: Liberalization, Europeanization and Malaise in France. St. Martin’s Press, 1996.
  • Agricultural Power in the European Community: Explaining the Fate of CAP and GATT Negotiations,” Comparative Politics 28 (January 1996): 127-149.
  • Reformer: Les Conditions du Changement Politique. Presses Universitaires de France, 1994.
  • Opening the Window for Reform: Mandates, Crises and Extraordinary Policymaking,” Comparative Political Studies 25 (January 1993): 433-486.
  • Executive Power and Policymaking Patterns in France: Gauging the Impact of Fifth Republic Institutions,” West European Politics 16 (October 1993): 518-544.
  • The Politics of Neocorporatism in France: Farmers, the State and Agricultural Policy-making in the Fifth Republic. Oxford University Press, 1987.

Consultancies, Public Service, and Awards/Honors

  • Donald C. Stone Lecturer, American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), 2015
  • Fellow of National Academy of Public Administration, 2014
  • President, Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), 2010-2011
  • Chair, European Union Studies Association (EUSA), 2005-2007
  • Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Academiques, French Ministry of National Education, 2004
  • Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite Agricole, French Ministry of Agriculture, 2001
  • Consultant for “The Parliamentary Development Project for the Supreme Rada of Ukraine,” U.S. Agency for International Development, 1995
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Washington, 1992

Other Faculty and Academic Administration Positions

  • Professor, Political Science, University of Washington at Seattle
  • Director, Center for West European Studies and European Union Center of Excellence (Title VI), University of Washington at Seattle

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
3601 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260