Teaching

POL981: Junior Workshop - Politics, Technology, and Globalization

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019

The substantive focus of this course is on how politics, technological change, and globalization interact. How does politics shape the impact of technological change and globalization? How do technological change and globalization affect politics? The seminar looks at the ways in which politics interacts with economic and technological change. It focuses on both domestic and international politics. The main objective is to enable students to produce research on these topics in a rigorous and systematic fashion.

POL585: Graduate Seminar on International Political Economy

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019

This course is an advanced graduate colloquium on international political economy. It focuses on the key issues in international political economy, such as trade, monetary policy, foreign investment, migration, globalization, development, foreign aid, national security, and international institutions and cooperation.

POL 585: Graduate Seminar on International Political Economy

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2019

 

This course is an advanced graduate colloquium on international political economy. It focuses on the key issues in international political economy, such as trade, monetary policy, foreign investment, migration, globalization, development, foreign aid, national security, and international institutions and cooperation. 

Reading Course: Globalization and Populism

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2018

This reading course explores how globalization as a concept, trend and political reality has been studied in the field of international relations and international political economy. It begins by evaluating core scholarship on globalization and its consequences for inequality and state authority. The second part of the course then engages with the domestic political consequences of globalization, assessing its association with populism, democratic institutions and extremism. In the final meetings, we will evaluate how to reconcile these populist pressures...

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POL 585 Reading Course: Topics in International Political Economy

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2017

This course is an advanced graduate colloquium on international political economy. It focuses on the key issues in international political economy, such as trade, monetary policy, foreign investment, globalization, development, foreign aid, and international institutions and cooperation.

POL 551: Seminar in International Politics

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2016

Co-taught with Andrew Moravcsik

This seminar introduces the field of international relations. It is designed primarily for students pursuing the PhD in Political Science, Public Policy and related fields. The focus is on theories of international relations: we focus on fundamental theoretical debates in IR and their relationship to empirical social science. The course serves as a foundation for other graduate offerings, which focus on discrete empirical and applications of these theories, as well as detailed methodological issues. Students should finish the...

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POL 551: International Relations

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2015

Co-taught with G. John Ikenberry

This seminar introduces the field of international relations. It is designed primarily for students pursuing the PhD in Political Science, Public Policy and related fields. The focus is on theories of international relations; we focus on fundamental theoretical debates in IR and their relationship to empirical social science. The course complements other graduate offerings, which examine discrete empirical and applications of these theories and methodological issues. Students should finish the course with an ability to situate...

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POL 551: International Relations

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2014

Co-taught with Andrew Moravcsik 

This seminar introduces the field of international relations. It is designed primarily for students pursuing the PhD in Political Science, Public Policy and related fields. The focus is on fundamental theoretical debates in IR and their relationship to empirical social science. The course complements other graduate offerings, which focus on discrete empirical and applications of these theories or methodological issues. Students should finish the course with an ability to situate arguments in the conceptual structure and...

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POL 585: Graduate Seminar on International Political Economy

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2013

This course is an advanced graduate colloquium on international political
economy. It focuses on the key issues in international political economy, such as trade,
monetary policy, foreign investment, globalization, development, foreign aid, and
international institutions and cooperation.

This course will be run as a discussion group in which everyone is expected to
participate. In addition to the weekly readings, each student must write a short paper
(about 3‐5 pages) every other week, comparing and criticizing the readings (a total of 4
of these papers). Papers...

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POL 551: International Politics

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2012

Co-taught with Andrew Moravcsik

This seminar provides an overview of the field of international relations. It is designed primarily
for students pursuing the PhD in Political Science, Public Policy or other related fields. The
primary focus is on fundamental theoretical debates and their relationship to empirical social
science. The course is meant to complement other graduate offerings, which focus more
narrowly on debates about discrete theoretical, empirical and methodological issues.

POL 558: International Cooperation

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2011

This course will meet weekly as a seminar, with discussions initiated by students. Two students will be responsible at each class for introducing the readings and issues in them. In particular, they must also be ready to discuss one of the readings in detail, describing its methods and findings in critical perspective. Then we will have a general discussion. All students must do the readings.

POL 585: Graduate Seminar on International Political Economy

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2010

This course is an advanced graduate colloquium on international political economy. It focuses on the key issues in international political economy, such as trade, monetary policy, foreign investment, globalization, development, foreign aid, and international institutions and cooperation.

POL 558: International Cooperation

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2008

Co-Taught with Robert O. Keohane

This course will meet weekly as a seminar, with discussions initiated by students. Before each of the first nine classes (including the first class on February 5), two or three short (500 word) student-authored discussion papers will be circulated. They are not to be descriptions of the readings. Instead, they are to raise questions and criticisms, or draw connections and comparisons with readings in other weeks. The authors of the papers will not present them. Instead each paper will be introduced by another student, with comments...

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POL 585: Graduate Seminar on International Political Economy

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2007

This course is an advanced graduate colloquium on international political economy. It focuses on the key issues in international political economy, such as trade, monetary policy, foreign investment, globalization, development, foreign aid, and international institutions and cooperation.

POL 538: Comparative Political Economy

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2005

This graduate seminar for Ph.D. students examines the interaction between capitalism and democracy. First, it examines the major theories of the interaction between politics and markets. Then it focuses in more detail on how the economy affects politics, and how politics—in particular, political institutions-- shapes economic outcomes. It explores the impact of global markets on national politics. It looks at both developed and developing countries, asking how development is affected by politics. The relative significance of domestic and international economic pressures and political...

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