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John Mueller

Professor Mueller's research interests include:
International politics, foreign policy, defense policy, public opinion, democratization, economic history, post-Communism, terrorism, musical theater, and dance history.

Recent books:

Chasing Ghosts : The Policing of Terrorism. New York: Oxford University Press, to be published October 31, 2015

The Remnants of War. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004.

Overblown: How Politicians and the Terrorism Industry Inflate National Security Threats, and Why We Believe Them. New York: Free Press, 2006. Information about the book

Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.   Information about the book

Astaire Dancing: The Musical Films.   Information about the book

Terror, Security, and Money: Balancing the Risks, Costs, and Benefits of Homeland Security. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.   Information about the book

Terrorism since 9/11: The American Cases.   Information about the book

War and Ideas: Selected Essays.    Information about the book

Curriculum Vitae (html)(pdf)


Notes on Dance Films

Predictions about terrorism

Trends in public opinion on terrorism