Chris Gibson

Stanley Kaplan Distinguished Visiting Professor of American Foreign Policy

Schapiro Hall Rm 202

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Twitter @ChrisGibsonNY


B.A. Siena College (1986)
M.P.A. Cornell University (1995)
Ph.D. Cornell University (1998)

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, State University of New York (2017)

General George C. Marshall Award Winner, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Presented to the #1 graduate (Class of 2000).

Cornell University nominee for the American Political Science Association’s E.E. Schattschneider Dissertation Prize (1998).

Some of my military awards and decorations include: two Legions of Merit, four Bronze Star Medals, the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge with Star, the Expert Infantryman’s Badge, the Master Parachutist Badge, and the Ranger Tab.  In addition, the units I commanded earned two Valorous Unit Awards for combat actions in Iraq and the Army Superior Unit Award for humanitarian service in Haiti following the devastating earthquake there in 2010.


Professional Affiliations

Stanford/Hoover Institution