Area of Expertise
UN, United Nations, global governance
Michael Schroeder's research is focused on the United Nations system, global governance & international cooperation and political leadership. He is currently working on a book investigating why some executive heads of international organizations are viewed as more successful leaders than others, and the strategies these leaders used to help their organization adapt to changes in world politics. He has also conducted research on U.N. crisis management, electoral assistance and peace operations, the development of international norms, transnational advocacy campaigns, international mediation, and inter-organizational cooperation. His research is published in Global Governance (2013) and International Studies Review (Forthcoming). His work has also appeared in Christian Science Monitor, U.S. News and World Report, Huffington Post and The Hill. Schroeder has taught a range of courses at the graduate and undergraduate level including Introduction to International Relations, International Cooperation, International Organization, The United Nations and Leadership in World Politics.