Warner Schilling is the James T. Shotwell Professor of International Relations Emeritus and a Member of the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University.  His current research investigates assassination as an instrument of foreign policy.

Schilling has been a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1954 and has lectured at the National War College, the Army War College, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the United States Air Force Academy, the United State Military Academy, the Foreign Service Institute, the Imperial Defence College, and the Royal Naval College.  He has also served as a consultant for the Departments of Defense and State.

Schilling received his Ph.D. from Yale University.


Warner Schilling and William T.R. Fox, European Security and the Atlantic System (Columbia University Press, 1973)
Warner Schilling and William T.R. Fox, American Arms and a Changing Europe: Dilemmas of Deterrence and Disarmament (New York: Columbia University Press, 1973).
Ken Young and Warner R. Schilling, Super Bomb: Organizational Conflict and the Development of the Hydrogen Bomb, (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020).

Other Articles, Testimony and Reports

V. Page Fortna, Robert Jervis, and Warner Schilling, “The War on Terrorism: Two Years On,” Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies, Columbia University, (2003).