Daniel Bessner is the Anne H.H. and Kenneth B. Pyle Assistant Professor in American Foreign Policy in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. Daniel’s first book, entitled Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and the Rise of the Defense Intellectual, is under contract with Cornell University Press. He is also co-editing a book with Nicolas Guilhot provisionally entitled The Decisionist Imagination: Sovereignty, Social Science, and Democracy in the Twentieth Century, which is under advance contract with Berghahn Books. In addition, Daniel has published articles in The Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, International Security, and other venues.