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. He is editor of the book series Social and Political Power at Manchester University Press. He has published the seven following 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–London: Routledge, 2017), A History of Monetary Diplomacy, 1867 to the Present: The Rise of the Guardian State and Economic Sovereignty in a Globalizing World (London: Routledge, 2022), Essays on Evolutions in the Study of Political Power (Editor-London: Routledge, 2022) and Alternative Paths to Influence: Soft Power and International Politics (Editor-London: Routledge, 2023). In addition, he has published numerous articles in leading journals across five disciplines: economics, politics, law, history, and business. His biography has been published in numerous editions of Marquis Who’s Who in America 2010- onward.