Paul Pierson

Paul Pierson

Appointment

  • Program Co-Director
  • Successful Societies

Institution

  • University of California Berkeley
Department of Political Science

Country

  • United States

Education

PhD (Political Science), Yale University
MPhil (Political Science), Yale University
MA (Political Science), Yale University
BA (Government), Oberlin College

About

Paul Pierson’s teaching and research includes the fields of American politics and public policy, comparative political economy, and social theory.


Awards

Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award, Public Policy Section, American Policital Science Association, 2011.

Relevant Publications

Hacker, J.S. and P. Pierson. Off-Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.

Pierson, P. Politics in Time: History, Institutions and Social Analysis. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.

P. Pierson, "Path Dependence, Increasing Returns and the Study of Politics," Am. Polit. Sci. Rev., vol. 94, no. 2, (2000) : 251-267.

Pierson, P. Dismantling the Welfare State? Reagan, Thatcher, and the Politics of Retrenchment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

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