Department of International Economics, Government and Business
I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Economics, Government & Business. I am also an affiliated scholar at Wharton's Political Risk Lab. I was previously a postdoctoral fellow at both Princeton University (School of Public and International Affairs) and the University of Stellenbosch Business School (Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement). I earned a joint PhD in business and international political economy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. My research interests include international political economy, foreign investment, and political risk management.
- The intersection of business and political conflict
- The politics of foreign direct investment
- Peace-positive private investment
- Political risk identification and management
- MNC behavior
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) factors
CPOL: Comparative Business & Politics (Master’s)
CPOL: Governing Risk in the World Economy (Master’s)
BPOL: Political Economy of Development (Bachelor’s)
BPOL: Political Science (Bachelor’s)
I am willing to supervise projects related to political risk, risk management, foreign direct investment, MNC behavior, international organizations, political violence or international relations/ management more broadly. Developed research plans and rough ideas are equally welcome.
“A Test of the Democratic Peacekeeping Hypothesis: Coups, Democracy, and Foreign Military Deployments” (with Jamie Levin, Joseph MacKay, Abouzar Nasirzadeh and Anthony Sealey). Journal of Peace Research. 2020.
“Tracking Organizations in the World: The Correlates of War IGO Data, Version 3.0” (with Jon C.W. Pevehouse, Tim Nordstrom and Roseanne W. McManus). Journal of Peace Research. 2019.
“Economic scenarios." in Central Asia 2050: Unleashing the Region’s Potential. Eds. Rajat Nag, Johannes Linn, and Harinder Kohli. Sage publications. 2017. (with Harpaul Alberto Kohli)
“Alternative long-term scenarios." in The World in 2050: Striving For a More Just, Prosperous, and Harmonious Global Community. Ed. Harinder Kohli. Oxford University Press. 2016. (with Claudio Loser, Harpaul Alberto Kohli, Alden LeClair and Ieva Vilkelyte)
In: Proceedings of the 65th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business. AIB 2023: International Business Resilience under Global Disruptions. . ed. /Kazuhiro Asakawa; Tunga Kiyak. East Lansing, MI : Academy of International Business 2023, 2 p., p. 107-108 (Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business)
In: Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 58, No. 3, 5.2021, p. 355-367
In: Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 57, No. 3, 5.2020, p. 492-503
Paris : The Conversation Media Group 15.11.2023
Stockholm : Globalbar 26.11.2023
Research: World Bank Group's IFC projects fuel violent conflict
Projects funded by the World Bank Group’s private sector arm fuel violent conflict – it’s time to reform the system
No outside activities to report.