Henry Farrell

Henry Farrell is associate professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University. He has previously been a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, assistant professor at George Washington University and the University of Toronto, and a senior research fellow at the Max-Planck Project Group in Bonn, Germany. He works on a variety of topics, including trust, the politics of the Internet and international and comparative political economy. His book, The Political Economy of Trust: Interests, Institutions and Inter-Firm Cooperation, was published in 2008 by Cambridge University Press. In addition he has authored or co-authored 25 academic articles for journals including International Organization, World Politics, Comparative Political Studies and the Annual Review of Political Science, and numerous book chapters for edited volumes. He is a co-founder of the popular academic blog Crooked Timber, and also blogs at The Monkey Cage, which is currently hosted at the Washington Post and winner of the 2010 The Week award for Best Blog. He has written articles for publications including Foreign Affairs, The Financial Times, and Foreign Policy among others. He is an associate editor of Perspectives on Politics and Research and Politics, an international correspondent for Stato e Mercato, a faculty member of the MacArthur Foundation’s Research Network on Opening Governance, co-chair of the Social Science Research Council’s Digital Culture initiative, an affiliated scholar at Stanford University Law School’s Center for the Internet and Society and a faculty associate at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.

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