Scholar in Residence

Scholars in Residence are known for their outstanding academic achievements and pursue a particular research project that coincides with the research conducted at the MPIfG.

Prof. Herman Mark Schwartz

Prof. Herman Mark Schwartz

Herman Mark Schwartz is Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, UVA Arts & Sciences, Department of Politics, and the MPIfG Scholar in Residence 2023. He is the author of three books on economic development, globalization, and, most recently, the geo-politics of the subprime mortgage crisis in "Subprime Nation: American Power, Global Capital and the Housing Bubble." He is also co-editor of four books on Denmark's welfare state, employment policy, the politics of housing finance, and the global financial crisis, as well as the author of over 100 articles, chapters, and commentaries. He has received, among others, four Fulbright Fellowships, a Mellon fellowship, an American Council of Learned Societies fellowship, and a Bosch fellowship from the American Academy Berlin. During his stay at the MPIfG, he will offer a lecture series on "The Dollar as World Money: Generalizing Triffin’s Dilemma." Dates and further information on the lectures to follow.
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