Zoltan Feher

Zoltan Feher is an America in the World Consortium Predoctoral Fellow at the Clements Center for National Security at The University of Texas at Austin, and a PhD Candidate in International Relations at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

He worked as a diplomat for his home country Hungary for 12 years, serving as foreign policy analyst at the Hungarian embassy in Washington DC, and later as Hungary’s Acting Ambassador in Turkey. He holds Master of Arts degrees in Political Science and in American History from Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), a Law degree (J.D.) from Pázmány Catholic University (Budapest), and a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University.

He has taught International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Summer School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and leading Hungarian universities. In 2016, he served as teaching assistant to Joseph Nye at the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2019, he taught his self-designed course What is Grand Strategy? at Tufts University’s Department of Political Science.

His dissertation, The Sources of American Conduct: U.S. Strategy, China’s Rise, and International Order, examines U.S. strategy vis-à-vis China in the early post-Cold War period.