Joseph Nye

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Joseph Samuel Nye Jr. (born January 19, 1937) is an American political scientist. He is the co-founder, along with Robert Keohane, of the international relations theory of neoliberalism, developed in their 1977 book Power and Interdependence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Nye has received more than 447,148 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Nye is the 16th most popular political scientist (down from 15th in 2019), the 1,673rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,544th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Political Scientist.

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Among political scientists, Joseph Nye ranks 16 out of 29Before him are Robert A. Dahl, Christian Lous Lange, Johan Galtung, Maurice Duverger, Gene Sharp, and David Easton. After him are Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut, Aleksandr Dugin, Muhammad Asad, Robert D. Putnam, Arend Lijphart, and John Mearsheimer.

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Among people born in 1937, Joseph Nye ranks 82Before him are Maryse Condé, Manuel Pinto da Costa, Erich Segal, Dragoslav Šekularac, Billy Dee Williams, and Karel Schwarzenberg. After him are Vittorio Brambilla, Rafael Moneo, Neeme Järvi, Thomas Nagel, Ronald Venetiaan, and Tamara Press.

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Among people born in United States, Joseph Nye ranks 1,673 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Rooker (1955), Richard S. Castellano (1933), Henry Steel Olcott (1832), McCoy Tyner (1938), W. I. Thomas (1863), and Jack Kevorkian (1928). After him are Connie Francis (1938), Richard Jordan Gatling (1818), Jonathan Edwards (1703), Annette Bening (1958), George Whipple (1878), and Stanley Tucci (1960).


Among political scientists born in United States, Joseph Nye ranks 6Before him are Samuel P. Huntington (1927), Harold Lasswell (1902), Francis Fukuyama (1952), Robert A. Dahl (1915), and Gene Sharp (1928). After him are Robert D. Putnam (1941), John Mearsheimer (1947), William Graham Sumner (1840), Robert Keohane (1941), Norman Finkelstein (1953), and Graham Allison (1940).