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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Dr. Cornelia Woll

Dr. Cornelia Woll
Director at the Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo), Paris
Phone: +33 1 45 49 59 32
Fax: +33 1 58 71 70 90

Personal homepage with contact information in Paris

Research Interests

comparative and international political economy; finance and trade policy; interest groups and business lobbying; European Union; France

Selected Publications

The Brash and the Soft-Spoken: Lobbying Styles in a Transatlantic Comparison. Interest Groups and Advocacy 1, 2, 193-214 (2012)  
Firm Interests: How Governments Shape Business Lobbying on Global Trade. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008 (French edition: Le lobbying à rebours: L'influence du politique sur la stratégie des grandes entreprises. Paris: Presses de Sciences Po, 2011)  
Economic Patriotism: Political Intervention in Open Economies (Ed. with B. Clift). Journal of European Public Policy, Special Issue, 19, 3 (2012)  
The French Debate over the Bolkestein Directive (with E. Grossman). Comparative European Studies, 9, 2, 344-366 (2011)  
The Defense of Economic Interests in the European Union: A Strategic Analysis of Hedge Fund Regulation. In: Crisis and Control: Institutional Change in Financial Market Regulation. (Ed.) R. Mayntz. Frankfurt a.M.: Campus, 2012, 195-209  
Using Europe: Strategic Action in Multilevel Politics (with S. Jacquot). Comparative European Politics, 8, 1, 110-126 (2010)
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since Oct. 2012 Director at the Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo), Paris
since Oct. 2012 Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, and Affiliated Faculty Member of the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Cologne
2008-2012 Associate Dean for Research, Sciences Po, Paris
2011-2012 Visiting Scholar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
2009-2012 Head of Otto Hahn Junior Research Group funded by the Max Planck Society at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, and Sciences Po, Paris
since Oct. 2006 Tenured Research Fellow, Center for International Studies and Research (CERI), Sciences Po, Paris
since 2004 Lecturer, Undergraduate and Graduate Programs and the Master of Public Affairs program, Sciences Po, Paris
2002-2006 Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2004 PhD in Political Science with bi-national supervision from Sciences Po, Paris, and University of Cologne
2002-2003 Stays as a visiting researcher at American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Johns Hopkins University and BMW Center for German and European Studies, Georgetown University (both in Washington, DC), and at European University Institute, Florence
2000 MA in International Relations, University of Chicago
1999 BA in Political Science, University of Chicago


Professional Activities (Selected)

Co-Editor, Review of International Political Economy  
Executive Council, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)  
Editorial Board, Politique européenne

Awards and Honors (Selected)

2006: Otto Hahn Medal, Max Planck Society  
2006: Academy Fellowship, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities  
2005: Seymour Martin Lipset Prize for the best comparative dissertation, Society for Comparative Research, Princeton University

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