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Arthur I. Cyr

A. W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor of Political Economy and World Business; Director, A.W. Clausen Center for World Business; Director, International Political Economy Program; Professor of Political Science

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Arthur I. Cyr is the director of the A.W. Clausen Center for World Business at Carthage, a first-class learning facility that prepares students for business leadership in our global economy. Prior to coming to Carthage, he served as president of the Chicago World Trade Center Association, the vice president of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, a faculty member and administrator at the University of California-Los Angeles, and an executive at the Ford Foundation in the International and Education Divisions.

He is the author of four books on international relations and British politics: After the Cold War — American Foreign Policy, Europe and Asia (Macmillan/Palgrave and New York University Press, 1997; revised edition 2000, translated into Korean by Oruem Publishing); Liberal Politics in Britain (John Calder Ltd. and Transaction Press, 1977; revised edition 1988); U.S. Foreign Policy and European Security (Macmillan and St. Martin’s, 1987); and British Foreign Policy and the Atlantic Area: The Techniques of Accommodation (Macmillan, 1979). He also authored the monograph Taiwan: The Commercial State (Baltimore: University of Maryland School of Law, 2003; revised edition 2005).

His articles have appeared in professional journals and the popular press, including Albion, Armed Forces and Society, The Atlantic Community Quarterly, Comparative Politics, Defence Systems, Intellect, International Affairs, The Midwest Quarterly, National Strategy Forum Review, New Outlook, Orbis, Parliamentary Affairs, Perceptions, Policy Sciences, Political Science Quarterly, RUSI Journal, Society, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and War in History. He has also written for the Abilene Reporter-News,  Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, The China Post, The Crescent-News (Ohio), The Deseret News (Utah), Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Financial Times, Janesville Gazette, Kenosha News, The Korea Times, Lake County News-Sun (Illinois), Los Angeles Times, The Memphis Commercial Appeal, Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Northwest Indiana Times, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The Providence Journal, The Racine Journal Times, Scripps Howard News Service, The Seattle Times, Stars and Stripes, Ventura County Star, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications. He writes a weekly column for GateHouse Media Inc.

Professor Cyr is a board member of the Chiwaukee Academy, the Institute of World Affairs in Milwaukee, Real Racine, and the Racine YMCA Youth Leadership Program. He is a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, member of the Century Association and the Council on Foreign Relations, the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Dr. Cyr served in the U.S. Army reserves and on active duty as an officer in military intelligence.

He is a 1966 graduate of UCLA and received a Ph.D. with distinction in political science from Harvard University in 1971. At Harvard, he was a Frank Knox fellow in England, an NDEA Title IV fellow, and a teaching fellow.

He is the father of Jay, Tom and David.

Dr. Cyr joined the Carthage faculty in 1998.

  • Ph.D., M.A. — Political Science, Harvard University
  • M.A., B.A. — University of California-Los Angeles

Prof. Cyr is the author of four books on international relations and British politics:

  • After the Cold War — American Foreign Policy, Europe and Asia (Macmillan/Palgrave and New York University Press, 1997; revised 2000)
  • Liberal Politics in Britain (John Calder Ltd. and Transaction Press, 1977; revised 1988)
  • U.S. Foreign Policy and European Security(Macmillan and St. Martin’s, 1987)
  • British Foreign Policy and the Atlantic Area: The Techniques of Accommodation (Macmillan, 1979).

He also has authored the monograph Taiwan: The Commercial State (Baltimore: University of Maryland School of Law, 2003, rev. ed. 2005).

  • Profile Image
    Carthage College

Arthur I. Cyr

Arthur I. Cyr is the director of the A.W. Clausen Center for World Business at Carthage, a first-class learning facility that prepares students for business leadership in our global economy. Prior to coming to Carthage, he served as president of the Chicago World Trade Center Association, the vice president of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, a faculty member and administrator at the University of California-Los Angeles, and an executive at the Ford Foundation in the International and Education Divisions.

He is the author of four books on international relations and British politics: After the Cold War — American Foreign Policy, Europe and Asia (Macmillan/Palgrave and New York University Press, 1997; revised edition 2000, translated into Korean by Oruem Publishing); Liberal Politics in Britain (John Calder Ltd. and Transaction Press, 1977; revised edition 1988); U.S. Foreign Policy and European Security (Macmillan and St. Martin’s, 1987); and British Foreign Policy and the Atlantic Area: The Techniques of Accommodation (Macmillan, 1979). He also authored the monograph Taiwan: The Commercial State (Baltimore: University of Maryland School of Law, 2003; revised edition 2005).

His articles have appeared in professional journals and the popular press, including Albion, Armed Forces and Society, The Atlantic Community Quarterly, Comparative Politics, Defence Systems, Intellect, International Affairs, The Midwest Quarterly, National Strategy Forum Review, New Outlook, Orbis, Parliamentary Affairs, Perceptions, Policy Sciences, Political Science Quarterly, RUSI Journal, Society, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and War in History. He has also written for the Abilene Reporter-News, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, The China Post, The Crescent-News (Ohio), The Deseret News (Utah), Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Financial Times, Janesville Gazette, Kenosha News, The Korea Times, Lake County News-Sun (Illinois), Los Angeles Times, The Memphis Commercial Appeal, Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Northwest Indiana Times, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The Providence Journal, The Racine Journal Times, Scripps Howard News Service, The Seattle Times, Stars and Stripes, Ventura County Star, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications. He writes a weekly column for GateHouse Media Inc.

Professor Cyr is a board member of the Chiwaukee Academy, the Institute of World Affairs in Milwaukee, Real Racine, and the Racine YMCA Youth Leadership Program. He is a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, member of the Century Association and the Council on Foreign Relations, the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Dr. Cyr served in the U.S. Army reserves and on active duty as an officer in military intelligence.

He is a 1966 graduate of UCLA and received a Ph.D. with distinction in political science from Harvard University in 1971. At Harvard, he was a Frank Knox fellow in England, an NDEA Title IV fellow, and a teaching fellow.

He is the father of Jay, Tom and David.

Dr. Cyr joined the Carthage faculty in 1998.

Brief Bio

Arthur I. Cyr is the director of the A.W. Clausen Center for World Business at Carthage, a first-class learning facility that prepares students for business leadership in our global economy.

Title

A. W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor of Political Economy and World Business; Director, A.W. Clausen Center for World Business; Director, International Political Economy Program; Professor of Political Science

Email Address

acyr@carthage.edu

Phone Number

262-551-5750

Office Location

Clausen Center 217

Education

  • Ph.D., M.A. — Political Science, Harvard University
  • M.A., B.A. — University of California-Los Angeles

Publications

Prof. Cyr is the author of four books on international relations and British politics:

  • After the Cold War — American Foreign Policy, Europe and Asia (Macmillan/Palgrave and New York University Press, 1997; revised 2000)
  • Liberal Politics in Britain (John Calder Ltd. and Transaction Press, 1977; revised 1988)
  • U.S. Foreign Policy and European Security(Macmillan and St. Martin’s, 1987)
  • British Foreign Policy and the Atlantic Area: The Techniques of Accommodation (Macmillan, 1979).

He also has authored the monograph Taiwan: The Commercial State (Baltimore: University of Maryland School of Law, 2003, rev. ed. 2005).

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