Jan Stöckmann is a research fellow at International Security Studies, Yale University. His doctoral dissertation, based at the University of Oxford, explores the formation of International Relations as an academic discipline from 1914 to 1940, paying particular attention to neglected actors and ideas as well as to the relationship between the study and practice of foreign politics. More broadly, his interests are in twentieth century political thought and diplomacy. He holds a BA in Philosophy and Economics, and a dual MA/MSc in International and World History. His research has been published or is forthcoming in The International History Review, History Compass, and the Review of International Studies.