Kate Baldwin, Ph.D., Columbia University, 2010, is an assistant professor of political science. Her research focuses political accountability, state-building and the politics of development, with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Her research has appeared in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and Comparative Politics. She teaches classes on African Politics, the politics of social welfare provision in developing countries, and research design in comparative politics. She is also affiliated with the Institution for Social and Policy Studies and the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies.
Campus address: 115 Prospect Street
Phone: (203) 432-1736
Deborah Beim, Ph.D., Princeton University, 2013, is an Assistant Professor in the Political Science department at Yale University. She studies American politics in general and judicial politics in particular, with a focus on interactions between the U.S. Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals. She is currently working on a project about intercircuit splits on the Courts of Appeals. She teaches courses on game theory, American politics, and judicial politics.
Campus address: 77 Prospect Street, Room C124
Alexandre Debs, Ph.D., MIT, 2007, is an Associate Professor of Political Science. He also serves as the co-director of the Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy at Yale University. His research focuses on the causes of interstate war, nuclear proliferation, and democratization. His previous work has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Political Science Review, International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, and the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, among other outlets. He is the author of the book Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation (with Nuno Monteiro). He teaches courses on nuclear politics and game theory.
Campus address: 115 Prospect Street, Room 311
Ana L. De La O, is associate professor of Political Science at Yale University, where she is affiliated with the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, the Institution of Social and Policy Studies, and the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Her research relates to the political economy of poverty alleviation, clientelism and the provision of public goods. She is author of Crafting Policies to End Poverty in Latin America (Forthcoming, Cambridge University Press). Her articles have appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, and the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences. She earned her PhD in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She teaches courses on the political economy of poverty alleviation, paradigms of political economy, the politics of redistribution, and quantitative research methods.
Campus address: 77 Prospect Street, C122
Phone: (203) 432-5234
Alan Gerber, Ph.D., MIT, 1994 is the Dilley Professor of Political Science and Professor of Economics (by courtesy) at Yale University, where he is also Director of the Center for the Study of American Politics. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science and of the American Academy of Arts and Science. His research and teaching focuses on experimental methods, statistics, and American politics. He has published in numerous academic journals, including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and the Journal of Politics, as well as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
Campus address: 77 Prospect Street
Phone: (203) 432-5232
Giovanni Maggi, Ph.D., Stanford University, 1994, is the Howard H. Leach Professor of Economics & International Affairs. He is a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research and teaching interests include international trade, political economy, and industrial organization. He has written numerous articles for a variety of economics journals, including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy and The Quarterly Journal of Economics.
Campus address: 37 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 27
Phone: (203) 432-3569
Mushfiq Mobarak is a Professor in the department of economics and at the School of Management at Yale. He is a development economist with interests in environmental issues. Professor Mobarak has several ongoing research projects in Bangladesh, Indonesia, India and Malawi. He conducts field experiments exploring ways to induce people in developing countries to adopt technologies or behaviors that are likely to be welfare improving. He also studies political reactions when development interventions are scaled up. Professor Mobarak co-chairs the Urban Services Initiative and the Environment & Energy Sector work at the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT, and leads the Bangladesh Research Program for the ‘International Growth Centre (IGC)’ at LSE and Oxford. He has previously worked at the World Bank and at the International Monetary Fund.
Didac Queralt, Ph.D., NYU, 2012, is an Assistant Professor of Political Science. His research examines the origins of fiscal institutions from three different angles: war, trade, and political competition. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, and Comparative Political Studies, among other outlets. He teaches courses on International Political Economy and State Formation.
John Roemer, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, (Economics), 1974, is the Elizabeth S. and A. Varick Professor of Political Science and Economics. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, and has been a Fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation. His research concerns political economy, and distributive justice. He is currently teaching Political Competition and a Workshop in Political Economy. Publications include: Political Competition, Harvard University Press, 2001; Equality of Opportunity, Harvard University Press, 1998, Theories of Distributive Justice, Harvard University Press, 1996.
Campus address: 115 Prospect Street, Room 313
Phone: (203) 432-5249
Susan Rose-Ackerman, Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence (Law and Political Science). Professor Rose-Ackerman has written widely on administrative law, corruption, federalism, and law and economics. Her recent books are Corruption and Government: Causes, Consequences and Reform, 2d edition (with Bonnie J. Palifka, 2016); Due Process of Lawmaking (with Stefanie Egidy and James Fowkes, 2015); Comparative Administrative Law, 2d edition (editor with Peter Lindseth and Blake Emerson, 2017); Anti-Corruption Policy: Can International Actors Play a Constructive Role? (editor with Paul Carrington 2013): International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption (vol. I, editor, 2006; vol. II, editor with Tina Søreide, 2011); From Elections to Democracy: Building Accountable Government in Hungary and Poland (2005); and Controlling Environmental Policy: The Limits of Public Law in Germany and the United States (1995). Her current research and teaching interests are the political economy of corruption, the comparative study of administrative law and public policy with a focus on the United States and Western Europe. She directs the program in Comparative Administrative Law at Yale Law School and has been a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg, Berlin; Science Po, Paris, and the Institute for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford. She holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and a Ph.D. from Yale University.
Campus address: Law School, 217 Wall Street, Room 217
Phone: (203) 432-4891
Frances McCall Rosenbluth, Ph.D., Columbia University, 1988, is the Damon Wells Professor of International Politics and Deputy Provost for the Social Sciences and for Faculty Development and Diversity. She has received research support from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, Fulbright Commission, the National Science Foundation, the Council on Foreign Affairs, and the Abe Foundation. She was awarded the Leubbert Prize for best book in comparative politics in 1997, best paper from the Comparative Section of the APSA in 2003, and best paper from the Political Economy Section of the APSA in 2004. Her current research concerns war and constitutions, the political economy of gender, and Japanese politics and political economy. Her most recent books are Japan Transformed (with Michael Thies, Princeton University Press, 2010); Women, Work, and Politics (with Torben Iversen, Yale University Press, 2010), and War and Statebuilding in Medieval Japan (co-edited with John Ferejohn, Stanford University Press, 2010).
Campus address: 1 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 201
Phone: (203) 432–4449
Milan Svolik, Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2006, is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University. His research and teaching focuses on comparative politics, political economy, and formal political theory. Svolik has authored and co-authored articles on the politics of authoritarian regimes and democratization in leading political science journals, including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and the Journal of Politics. He is the author of The Politics of Authoritarian Rule (Cambridge University Press, 2012), which received the best book award from the Comparative Democratization Section of the American Political Science Association.
Campus address: 330 Rosenkranz Hall, 115 Prospect
Ebonya Washington, PhD MIT 2003, is Professor of Economics. She also serves as the co-director of the Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy at Yale University. Her political economy work focuses on the representation and political efficacy of low-income and minority Americans and the psychological motivations and consequences of political participation. Professor Washington also studies the financial behavior of low-income Americans. Her work has appeared in the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics among other publications.
Campus address: 37 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 36
Phone: (203) 432-9901