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Vincent Pouliot

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Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar

Director, Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS)

PhD, University of Toronto

On leave, 2014-2015

vincent.pouliot_at_mcgill.ca

Research Interests

Political sociology of international organizations
Global governance of international security
Multilateral diplomacy

Recent Publications

Books

Ole Jacob Sending, Vincent Pouliot and Iver B. Neumann, eds. (forthcoming), Diplomacy: The Making of World Politics. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Emanuel Adler and Vincent Pouliot, eds. (2011), International Practices. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Vincent Pouliot (2010), International Security in Practice: The Politics of NATO-Russia Diplomacy. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Winner of the 2011 Prize in International Relations awarded by the Canadian Political Science Association for “the best book published in 2009 or 2010”; and recipient of a Honorable Mention for the 2011 Lepgold Prize awarded by Georgetown University for “exceptional contributions to the study of international relations.”

Markus Kornprobst, Vincent Pouliot, Nisha Shah and Ruben Zaiotti, eds. (2008), Metaphors of Globalization: Mirrors, Magicians and Mutinies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Articles in refereed journals

Vincent Pouliot and Jean-Philippe Thérien (forthcoming), "The Politics of Inclusion: Changing Patterns in the Governance of International Security," Review of International Studies.

Rebecca Adler-Nissen and Vincent Pouliot (forthcoming), "Power in Practice: Negotiating the International Intervention in Libya," European Journal of International Relations.

Andrew Cooper and Vincent Pouliot (forthcoming), “The Spectacle of Global Transformation: The G20 as International Practice,” Cooperation and Conflict.

Vincent Pouliot and Jérémie Cornut (forthcoming), “Diplomacy in Theory and in Practice: Introduction,” Cooperation and Conflict.

Daniel H. Nexon and Vincent Pouliot (2013), "'Things of Networks': Situating ANT in International Relations," International Political Sociology 7 (3): 342-345.

Emanuel Adler and Vincent Pouliot (2011), "International Practices," International Theory 3 (1): 1-36.

Iver B. Neumann and Vincent Pouliot (2011), "Untimely Russia: Hysteresis in Russian-Western Relations Over the Past Millennium," Security Studies 20 (1): 105-137.

Vincent Pouliot (2011), "Multilateralism as an End in Itself," International Studies Perspectives 12 (1): 18-26.

Vincent Pouliot (2010), "The Materials of Practice: Nuclear Warheads, Rhetorical Commonplaces and Committee Meetings in Russian-Atlantic Relations,” Cooperation and Conflict 45 (3): 294-311.

Vincent Pouliot (2008), “The Logic of Practicality: A Theory of Practice of Security Communities,” International Organization 62 (2): 257-288.

Frédéric Mérand and Vincent Pouliot (2008), “Le monde de Pierre Bourdieu. Éléments pour une théorie sociale des relations internationales,” Canadian Journal of Political Science 41 (3): 603-625.

Vincent Pouliot (2007), “‘Sobjectivism’: Toward a Constructivist Methodology,” International Studies Quarterly 51 (2): 359-384.

Vincent Pouliot (2007), “Pacification without Collective Identification: Russia and the Transatlantic Security Community in the post-Cold War Era,” Journal of Peace Research 44 (5): 603-620.

Vincent Pouliot (2006), “The Alive and Well Transatlantic Security Community: A Theoretical Reply to Michael Cox,” European Journal of International Relations 12 (1): 119-127.

Jean-Philippe Thérien and Vincent Pouliot (2006), “The Global Compact: Shifting the Politics of Development?” Global Governance 12 (1): 55-75.

Vincent Pouliot (2004), “The Essence of Constructivism,” Journal of International Relations and Development 7 (3): 319-336.

Vincent Pouliot and Niels Lachmann (2004), “Les communautés de sécurité, vecteurs d’ordre régional et international,” Revue internationale et stratégique 54: 131-140.

Vincent Pouliot (2003), “La Russie et la communauté atlantique. Vers une culture commune de sécurité?” Études internationales 34 (1): 25-51.

Chapters in refereed edited collections

Vincent Pouliot (forthcoming), “Practice Tracing,” in Andrew Bennett and Jeffrey T. Checkel, eds., Process Tracing: From Analytic Metaphor to Best Practices, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Vincent Pouliot (forthcoming), "The Practice of Permanent Representation at International Organizations," in Ole Jacob Sending, Vincent Pouliot and Iver B. Neumann, eds., Diplomacy: The Making of World Politics, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Ole Jacob Sending, Vincent Pouliot and Iver B. Neumann, "Introduction," in Ole Jacob Sending, Vincent Pouliot and Iver B. Neumann, eds., Diplomacy: The Making of World Politics, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Vincent Pouliot (2014), “Setting Status in Stone: The Negotiation of International Institutional Privileges,” in T.V. Paul, Deborah Welch Larson and William Wohlforth, eds., Status in World Politics, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Vincent Pouliot (2012), “Regional Security Practices and Russian-Atlantic Relations,” in T.V. Paul, ed., International Relations Theory and Regional Transformation. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Vincent Pouliot (2012), “Methodology: Putting Practice Theory in Practice,” in Rebecca Adler-Nissen, ed., Bourdieu in International Relations. London and New York: Routledge.

Vincent Pouliot and Frédéric Mérand (2012), “A Political Sociology of International Relations,” in Rebecca Adler-Nissen, ed., Bourdieu in International Relations. London and New York: Routledge.

Vincent Pouliot (2011), "The Year NATO Lost Russia," in Frédéric Mérand, Martial Foucault and Bastien Irondelle, eds., European Security Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Vincent Pouliot (2011), “Constructivism in International Relations,” in International Encyclopedia of Political Science. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Vincent Pouliot (2010), “Teaching International Political Sociology,” in Bob Denemark, ed., International Studies Encyclopedia. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell.

Other Publications

Vincent Pouliot and Jérémie Cornut (forthcoming), “Diplomacy in Theory and in Practice” (special issue), Cooperation and Conflict.

Vincent Pouliot, Ole Jacob Sending and Iver B. Neumann, eds. (2011), “The Future of Diplomacy” (special issue), International Journal 66 (3).

Vincent Pouliot (2011), “Diplomats as Permanent Representatives: The Practical Logics of the Multilateral Pecking Order,” International Journal 66 (3): 543-561.

Ole Jacob Sending, Vincent Pouliot and Iver B. Neumann (2011), “The Future of Diplomacy: Changing Practices, Evolving Relationships,” International Journal 66 (3).

Vincent Pouliot (2011), “Dealing with the Symbolic Irritant in NATO-Russia Diplomacy,” NATO Review (summer).

Vincent Pouliot (2011), “Author’s Response (Review of Vincent Pouliot’s International Security in Practice),” H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable 2(5), 2011, 44-53.

Vincent Pouliot and Frédéric Mérand (2010), “Une sociologie politique internationale. Pierre Bourdieu et la théorie des relations internationales,” in Alex Macleod and Dan O’Meara, eds., Théories des relations internationales. Contestations et résistances, 2nd edition. Montreal: Athena.

Vincent Pouliot (2008), “Alliance,” Communauté de sécurité,” “Complexe de sécurité,” “Culture stratégique,” “Sécurité collective,” in Alex Macleod, ed., Relations internationales et sécurité: Théories et concepts, 3rd edition. Montreal: Athena.

Courses Taught

POLI345—International Organizations
POLI449—Diplomacy in Practice
POLI575—Honours Seminar in IR: Culture and Identity in World Politics
POLI671—International Relations Theory
POLI676—International Political Sociology