Giulio M. Gallarotti is Professor of Government at Wesleyan University and Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. He has also been a Visiting Professor in the Department of Economic Theory at the University of Rome (1994). He has published the following six books: The Anatomy of an International Monetary Regime: The Classical Gold Standard 1880-1914 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995), The Power Curse: Influence and Illusion in World Politics (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2010), Cosmopolitan Power in International Relations: A Synthesis of Realism, Neoliberalism, and Constructivism (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010), Emerging Powers in International Politics: The BRICS and Soft Power (Editor with Mathilde Chatin-New York: Routledge, 2017), A History of Monetary Diplomacy, 1867 to the Present: The Rise of the Guardian State and Economic Sovereignty in a Globalizing World (New York: Routledge, 2022). He is the editor of Essays on Evolution of the Study of Political Power (New York: Routledge, 2022). In addition, he has published numerous articles in leading journals across five disciplines: economics, politics, law, history, and business.