"Is Europe Asia's Future?" East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, October, 1992
"Economic Security in Post-Cold War Europe" Friedrich Ebert Foundation Conference on Europe after Maastricht, January 15-17, 1992
"Domestic Politics and German Foreign Policy in the New Europe," DAAD Summer Seminar, August 7, 1991
"NATO's Future at the End of the Cold War," World Affairs Council, San Francisco, CA., May 23, 1991
"Germany and the Transformation of Europe," DAAD Summer Seminar, August 1, 1990
"U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives at the End of the Reagan Era," Friedrich Ebert Foundation Conference on American Foreign Policy, Bonn, West Germany, November 1988
"High Technology, National Security, and International Politics," Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy, May 1988
"The Prospect for Joint Ventures with the Soviet Union," Center for Slavic and East European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, "The Gorbachev Era: An Update," April 1988
"The United Nations: Prospects for Reform," Conference on the United Nations, University of Pittsburgh, April 1988
"High Technology and National Security," Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, April 1987
"Statecraft and State Capacity," Faculty Seminar on the State and Society, Harvard University, February 1986
"East-West Technology Transfer: Lessons for the Third World" Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 1986
"Institutional Weakness and Policy Failure in East-West Trade," Conference on the State and Institutional Political Economy, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, May 1985
"The State Against Itself," Conference on the State and the International Political Economy, UCLA, November 1985
Screening and selection Committee, International and Area Studies Chief Administrative Officer Position
Fulbright Grant Selection Committee, Technical University, Dresden, 1999
Selection Committee, DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German Studies, 1997.
Research Support Advisory Board, American Political Science Association, 1996-98.
Chair, Panel on Economic Security, American Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. 1994.
Director, Summer Institute in Social Science Theory and Problems of Liberalization, a program for university students from Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, June-July, 1992, July-August, 1993.
Chair, Panel on "Redefining Security" American Political Science Association, 1992 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
Conference Director, Conference on The Future of European Security, U.C. Berkeley, Spring, 1991
Endowed Programs Committee, American Political Science Association, 1987-88
Chair, Panel on South African Sanctions and Divestment, American Political Science Association, 1987 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
Governing Board, International Studies Association, Atlantic Region,1986-87
Chair, Panel on Progress in International Relations, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting 1985, New Orleans, Louisiana
Editorial Board, German Politics and Society
Business and Politics
Article and manuscript referee, articles on trade and security policy, international relations theory, security issues, foreign policy analysis, post-communist transitions, ethnic conflict, and German foreign policy, for: International Security; International Organization; International Studies Quaterly; The American Political Science Review; European Journal of International Relations; Swiss Political Science Review; Journal of Theoretical Politics, University of California Press; Cornell University Press; The University of Michigan Press; Penn State Press; Scott, Foresman and Company; Brooks/Cole Publishing Company; Westview Press, Cambridge University Press.
Jury member and referee for: The Mershon Center Competition in International Security, The Ohio State University; The Harris Faculty Fellowship Program, Grinnell College; The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, The German Academic Exchange Service, The Fulbright Commission..
American Foreign Policy
VII. Containment and Roll back in American foreign policy debates