Edward D. Mansfield

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Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science


Edward D. Mansfield is the Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania.  His research focuses on international political economy, international institutions, and international security.  He is the author of Power, Trade, and War (Princeton University Press, 1994), Electing to Fight: Why Emerging Democracies Go to War (with Jack Snyder) (MIT Press, 2005), Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements (with Helen V. Milner) (Princeton University Press, 2012), and The Political Economy of International Trade (World Scientific, 2015).  He is also the editor of sixteen books and journal special issues, and has published articles in the American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, World Politics, and various other journals and books.  The recipient of the 2000 Karl W. Deutsch Award in International Relations and Peace Research, Mansfield has been a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution and his research has been supported by grants from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the Mershon Center, and the United States Institute of Peace. He is co-editor of the Cambridge University Press Elements Series in International Relations. He has been Chair of the International Political Economy Society’s Steering Committee, Vice President of the International Studies Association, a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Graduate Record Examination Political Science Committee, Associate Editor of International Organization, co-editor of the University of Michigan Press Series on International Political Economy, and Program Co-Chair for the 2001 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association.