Paul Pierson Political Scientist
Paul Pierson’s teaching and research includes the fields of American politics and public policy, comparative political economy, and social theory.
Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award, Public Policy Section, American Policital Science Association, 2011.
P. Pierson, "Path Dependence, Increasing Returns and the Study of Politics," Am. Polit. Sci. Rev., vol. 94, no. 2, pp. 251-267, June 2000.
J. S. Hacker and P. Pierson, Off-Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.
P. Pierson, Politics in Time: History, Institutions and Social Analysis. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.
P. Pierson, Dismantling the Welfare State? Reagan, Thatcher, and the Politics of Retrenchment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Program Co-Director Successful Societies
University of California, BerkeleyDepartment of Political Science
PhD (Political Science) Yale University
MPhil (Political Science) Yale University
MA (Political Science) Yale University
BA (Government) Oberlin College