Fellows & Grantees

Todd Hall

Abe Fellowship 2015
Project Title
Passions and Interest? Emotional Politics and Politicized Emotions in Sino-Japanese Relations
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Associate Professor, Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford


Professor Hall earned his PhD from the University of Chicago in 2008 and has held postdoctoral fellowships at Princeton and Harvard, as well as visiting scholar appointments at the Free University of Berlin, Tsinghua University in Beijing, and the University of Tokyo. Prior to joining the University of Oxford, Professor Hall held the position of assistant professor in political science at the University of Toronto (2010-2013). Research interests extend to the areas of international relations theory; the intersection of emotion, affect, and foreign policy; and Chinese foreign policy. Recent and forthcoming publications include articles in Asian Security, International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, International Studies Review, Political Science Quarterly, and Security Studies. Professor Hall has also published a book with Cornell University Press, titled Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage, which was recently named co-recipient of the International Studies Association’s 2016 Diplomatic Studies Section Book Award. Currently, Professor Hall teaches International Relations at the University of Oxford.