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John D. Ciorciari

John D. Ciorciari

Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Phone: (734) 615-6947
Office: Joan and Sanford Weill Hall
735 S. State St. #3316
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091
E-mail: johncior@umich.edu

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Research and Teaching Interests:

  • International Macroecon and Finance
  • National Security/International Diplomacy
  • Politics, Institutions & Processes: International
  • _Human Rights

Educational Background:

AB and JD, Harvard University
PhD, Oxford University
Fulbright Scholar, Oxford University


John Ciorciari's interests include international law, politics, and international finance. His current research projects focus primarily on the Asia-Pacific region, and examine foreign policy strategies, human rights, and the reform of international economic institutions.

He has served as a National Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, and as a Shorenstein Fellow at the university's Asia-Pacific Research Center. From 2004-07, he served as a policy official in the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of International Affairs. Since 1999, he has been a legal advisor to the Documentation Center of Cambodia, which promotes historical memory and justice for the atrocities of the Pol Pot regime.

His book, "The Limits of Alignment: Southeast Asia and the Great Powers since 1975," investigates the power alignments of small and middle states in Southeast Asia.