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Michael S. Kochin
Michael S. Kochin is Professor Extraordinarius in the School of Political Science, Government, and International Relations at Tel Aviv University. He received his A.B. in mathematics from Harvard and his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago, and has held visiting appointments at Yale, Princeton, Toronto, Claremont McKenna College, and the Catholic University of America. He has written widely on the comparative analysis of institutions, political thought, politics and literature, and political rhetoric. Kochin‘s most recent book, with the historian Michael Taylor) is An Independent Empire: Diplomacy & War in the Making of the United States, 1776-1826 (University of Michigan Press. 2020).