Richard W. Mansbach


Department of Political Science

529 Ross Hall,
Iowa State University,
Ames, IA 50011 USA;
Phone (515) 294-8726, Fax (515) 294-1003


Selected Publications


Remapping Global Politics (with Y. Ferguson), (Cambridge University Press, 2004).

The Elusive Quest Continues (with Y. Ferguson), (Prentice-Hall, 2003).

Polities: Authority, Identities, and Change (with Y. Ferguson), (University of South Carolina Press, 1996).

The Global Puzzle: Issues and Actors in World Politics (Houghton Mifflin, 1994). 3rd ed., 1999.

The New Order in Northeast Asia and the Korean Peninsula (co-edited with Manwoo Lee), (Westview, 1993).

The State, Conceptual Chaos, and the Future of International Relations with Yale H. Ferguson (Lynne Rienner, 1989).

The Elusive Quest: Theory and International Politics with Yale H. Ferguson (University of South Carolina Press, 1988).

In Search of Theory: Toward a New Paradigm for Global Politics with John A. Vasquez (Columbia University Press, 1981).

The Web of World Politics: Nonstate Actors in the Global System with Y.H. Ferguson and D.E. Lampert (Prentice-Hall, 1976].

Structure and Process in International Politics with Raymond F.Hopkins (Harper & Row, 1973)

Teaching Areas



International Studies Quarterly (1999-2004)