Paul Pierson

Paul Pierson is the John Gross Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He also directs the newly established Berkeley Economy and Society Initiative, and is Co-Director of the multi-university Consortium on American Political Economy. Pierson is the author or co-author of seven books, many journal articles, and a wide range of popular writings on American and comparative public policy and political economy. His most recent books are Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality (Norton 2020) with Jacob Hacker, and Partisan Nation: The Unmaking of the American Constitutional Order (Chicago forthcoming) with Eric Schickler.

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