Josef Joffe Session Overview

Professor of Practice/International Affairs, Johns Hopkins
Fellow, Hoover Institution

Josef Joffe is Professor of Practice/International Affairs at Johns Hopkins Center for Global Affairs. His career has been divided between journalism and academia, Europe and the United States. He has taught at SAIS, Harvard, Stanford and Munich University. He was twice Regent Fellow at the University of California and a Visiting Lecturer at Princeton and Darthmouth. He has held research positions at the Woodrow Wilson Center,the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Institute for International Studies at Stanford. He has serveved as a distinguished Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution since 2004. In Germany, he has served as editorial-page editor at Süddeutsche Zeitung (Munich) and editor of the weekly Die Zeit (Hamburg). Columns, essays and book reviews in: The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian, Financial Times, Time, Newsweek, New Republic, Politico, Atlantic, and the New York Review of Books. In 2020, he co-founded the successor magazine American Purpose. His recent books include Überpower: The imperial Temptation of America; The Myth of American Decline; and The Good Germans: Career of a Moral Superpower.



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