Cathie Jo Martin

Cathie Jo Martin is professor of Political Science at Boston University, former chair of the Council for European Studies, and president-election of the APSA Comparative Politics Section. Her book with Duane Swank, The Political Construction of Business Interests (Cambridge 2012) received the APSA Politics and History book award. She also wrote Stuck in Neutral: Business and the Politics of Human Capital Investment Policy (Princeton 2000) and Shifting the Burden: the Struggle over Growth and Corporate Taxation (Chicago 1991). Martin co-edited with Jane Mansbridge an APSA presidential task force report, Negotiating Agreement in Politics (Brookings 2015), and has published articles in the American Political Science Review, World Politics, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Socio-Economic Review, Governance, Regulation and Governance, Politics and Society, and Polity among others. She has held fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Russell Sage Foundation, and the University of Copenhagen; in addition, she has received grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the German Marshall Fund, the Danish Social Science Research Council, and the National Science Foundation. She serves on the strategic advisory board of the Danish National Institute for Social Science Research and holds a long-term appointed position as visiting professor at the Copenhagen Business School.  She received her PhD from MIT in 1987.

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