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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Prof. Dr. Cornelia Woll

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

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Research Interests

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

Selected Publications

The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparison. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2014 >>Contents  
Saving the Banks: The Political Economy of Bailouts (with E. Grossman). Comparative Political Studies 47, 4, 574-600 (2014) >>PDF  
Moral Categories in the Financial Crisis. Discussion Forum with Marion Fourcade, Philippe Steiner and Wolfgang Streeck. Socio-Economic Review 11, 3, 601-627 (2013) >>PDF  
The Brash and the Soft-Spoken: Lobbying Styles in a Transatlantic Comparison. Interest Groups and Advocacy 1, 2, 193-214 (2012) >>PDF  
Economic Patriotism: Political Intervention in Open Economies (Ed. with B. Clift). Journal of European Public Policy, Special Issue, 19, 3 (2012) >>Contents  
Firm Interests: How Governments Shape Business Lobbying on Global Trade. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008, >>Contents (French edition: Le lobbying à rebours: L'influence du politique sur la stratégie des grandes entreprises. Paris: Presses de Sciences Po, 2011, >>Description)
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as of Sept. 2015 Vice President for Studies and Academic Affairs, Sciences Po, Paris
2013-present Professor of Political Science, Sciences Po, Paris
2012-present Director at the Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo), Paris
2012-present 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
2013 Habilitation (venia legendi) in Political Science, University of Bremen
2011-2014 Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Public Policy Evaluation (LIEPP) at Sciences Po, Paris
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
2006-2013 Tenured Research Fellow, Center for International Studies and Research (CERI), Sciences Po, Paris
2004-2006 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  
Editorial Board, International Studies Quarterly  
Executive Council, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)

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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