Michael W. Doyle (1948-
) served as assistant secretary-general and special adviser
to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan (2001-2003). He is the
Harold Brown Professor at Columbia University with joint
appointments in the School of International and Public Affairs
and the Law School. He was born in the United States and
educated at the U.S. Air Force Academy and Harvard University.
From 1977 to 2001 he was a professor of politics and international
relations at Johns Hopkins and Princeton Universities and
was director of Princeton’s Center of International
Studies (1997-2001). He has served as a member of the External
Research Advisory Committee of UNHCR, the Advisory Committee
of the Lessons-Learned Unit of the Department of Peacekeeping
Operations. His recent books include New Thinking in
International Relations Theory and The Globalization
of Human Rights.