Joe Renouard

Joe Renouard

Resident Professor of American Studies

Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Hopkins-Nanjing Center
Nanjing University
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China


  • Europe
  • United States
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Domestic Influences On Foreign Policy
  • European Union and Transatlantic Relations
  • History
  • Human Rights and Democracy
  • U.S. Presidency and Foreign Policy
  • Spanish

Background and Education

Dr. Renouard specializes in American diplomacy, American history, human rights and humanitarianism, and transatlantic relations.  His most recent book is Human Rights in American Foreign Policy: From the 1960s to the Soviet Collapse (Penn Press, 2016).  He has also contributed essays to The Los Angeles Times, The National Interest, American Diplomacy, The Diplomat, The Journal of American Culture, HNN, The Cicero Foundation, The Prague Post, Education about Asia, and several edited collections.  At present, he is developing a book manuscript on the international genocide treaty. 


Dr. Renouard has lived and worked in the United States, China, the Czech Republic, and Spain, and he has taught at Emory University, Oxford College, Virginia Tech, Kennesaw State University, and The Citadel.  In recent years, he has received fellowships and research grants from Princeton University, the American Philosophical Society, the George C. Marshall Foundation, and the Huntington Library.  

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