Joshua R. Shifrinson is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Quincy Institute and Assistant Professor with the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Shifrinson’s research focuses on U.S. foreign policy and grand strategy, European and Asian security, alliance politics, and diplomatic history. He is the author of Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts (2018). Other work has appeared in International Security, Foreign Affairs, The Washington Quarterly, The Journal of Strategic Studies, International Politics, and other venues. He is currently working on projects examining the consequences and future of NATO enlargement, contemporary U.S. strategy towards China, the evolution of U.S. foreign policy after the Cold War, and great power efforts to manage their future security environments. Shifrinson earned his BA with Brandeis University and a PhD in political science/international relations from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.