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Henry Farrell
The George Washington University Department of Political Science
Monroe Hall, Suite 440
2115 G St. NW Washington DC 20052
Office: (202) 994-7933 Fax: (202) 994-7743
Email: henry@henryfarrell.net
Homepage: http://www.henryfarrell.net/

Education

  • Ph.D. (2000), Department of Government, Georgetown University. Dissertation, Major Comprehensive (Comparative Politics) and Minor Comprehensives (Political Theory and German and European Studies), all awarded with Distinction.

  • M.A. (2000) In German and European Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University (completed jointly with Ph.D).

  • M.A. (1993) In Politics, University College Dublin. Awarded with First Class Honours.

  • B.A. (1991) In Politics (First Class Honours) and Economics (Second Class Honours Grade One), University College Dublin.

  • ICPSR (Courses taken in Categorical Data Analysis and Rational Choice).

Post-Doctoral Employment

  • Professor, Department of Political Science/Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, June 2017-.

  • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science/Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, July 2009-.

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science/Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, September 2004-May 2009.

  • Assistant Professor for International Political Economy, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto. July 2002-August 2004.

  • Senior Research Fellow, Max-Planck Project Group on the Law of Common Goods, Bonn, Germany. January 2000-June 2002.

Classes Taught

  • The George Washington University

    • Fall 2015 Courses: “International Affairs Cornerstone,” “Introduction to International Affairs.”

    • Spring 2015 Courses: “Institutional Theory.”

    • Fall 2015 Courses: “International Affairs Cornerstone,” “Introduction to International Affairs,”

    • Spring 2014 Courses: “Cybersecurity (MA).”

    • Fall 2013 Courses: Cybersecurity (undergraduate),” “International Affairs (cornerstone).”

    • Spring 2013 Courses: “Cybersecurity.”

    • Fall 2012 Courses: “International Affairs Cornerstone” and “International Relations Theory.”

    • Spring 2012 Courses: “Advanced International Relations Theory” and “Cybersecurity.”

    • Fall 2011 Courses: “International Affairs Cornerstone” and “Theories of Political Institutions.”

    • Spring 2010 Courses: “Advanced International Relations Theory,” and “International Affairs Cornerstone.”

    • Fall 2009 Courses: “Prospects for International Cooperation,” and “Cybersecurity Policy.”

    • Fall 2008 Courses: “The Theory of International Relations,” and “The Politics of the Internet.”

    • Spring 2008 Courses:“Privacy, Security and Technology: The New Agenda,” and “Advanced International Relations Theory.”

    • Fall 2007 Courses:“The Politics of the Internet” and “The Internet and International Politics.”

    • Spring 2007 Courses: “Security, Privacy and Technology: The New Agenda,” and “The Politics of Institutions.”

    • Fall 2006 Courses: “The Internet and International Politics,” and “The Politics of the Internet.”

    • Spring 2006 courses: “The Internet and International Politics,” and “The Politics of the Internet.”

    • Spring 2005 courses: “Privacy, Security and Technology: The New Agenda,” and “The Politics of the Internet.”

    • Fall 2004 courses: “The Internet and International Politics,” “Game Theory.”

  • The University of Toronto

    • Spring 2004 Courses: International Relations Ph.D. Core Course (co-taught with Thomas Homer Dixon).

    • Fall 2003 Courses: International Relations Ph.D. Core Course (co-taught with Thomas Homer-Dixon),“The Politics of the Internet,” “The New International Agenda.”

    • Spring 2003 Courses: “The Comparative Political Economy of Europe,” “The New International Agenda”

    • Fall 2002 courses: “The Politics of the Internet” and “The New International Agenda.”

  • Georgetown University

    • Summer 2001 Course: “The Political Economy of European Integration.”

Fellowships and Honours

*   Member, Council on Foreign Relations.

*   Faculty Associate, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University (2015-2016).

*   Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of the Social Science Research Council's Digital Culture Initiative.

*   Affiliated Scholar, Stanford University Law School Center for Internet and Society.

*   Faculty Member, MacArthur Foundation Network on Opening Govenance.

*   Research Fellow, The Woodrow Wilson Center, Sep 2010-May 2011.

*   Affiliated Researcher, Max-Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2002-

*   Visiting Scholar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, March-May 2002.

*   European Union Social Science Information Resource Fellowship, May 2000

*   Researcher’s Stipend, European University Institute, 1996-1999.

*   Graduate Fellowship, Government Department/Center for German and European Studies, Georgetown University, 1994-1996.

*   Fulbright Fellowship, 1993-1994.

*   21st Century Trust Fellow, 1996,1997.

*   Postgraduate Scholarship, University College Dublin, 1991-1992.

Publications

Books

  • Henry Farrell (2009), The Political Economy of Trust: Institutions, Interests and Inter-Firm Cooperation in Italy and Germany. Comparative Politics Series, Cambridge University Press.

Articles

  1. Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman (forthcoming), “The Role of Effects, Saliencies and Norms in US Cyberwar Doctrine,” Journal of Cybersecurity.

  2. Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman (forthcoming), “Brexit, Voice and Loyalty: Rethinking Electoral Politics in an Age of Interdependence,” Review of International Political Economy.

  3. Henry Farrell (forthcoming), “Privatization as State Transformation,” Nomos.

  4. Henry Farrell and John Quiggin (forthcoming), “Consensus, Dissensus and Economic Ideas: Economic Crisis and the Rise and Fall of Keynesianism, International Studies Quarterly.

  5. Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman (2016), “The New Interdependence Approach: Theoretical Development and Empirical Demonstration,” Review of International Political Economy, 23,5:736-756.

  6. Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman (2015), “Structuring Power: Business and Authority Beyond the Nation-State,” Business and Politics, 17,3:527-552.

  7. Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman (2015), “The New Politics of Interdependence: Cross-National Layering in Trans-Atlantic Regulatory Disputes,” Comparative Political Studies, 48,4:497-526.

  8. Henry Farrell (2014), “New Problems, New Publics? Dewey and New Media,” Policy & Internet, 6, 2:176-191.

  9. Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman, (2014), “Domestic Institutions Beyond the Nation State: Charting the New Interdependence Approach,” World Politics, 66,2:331-363.

  10. Sean Aday, Henry Farrell, Deen Freelon, Marc Lynch, John Sides and Michael Dewar (2013), “Watching from Afar: Media Consumption Patterns Around the Arab Spring,” American Behavioral Scientist 57,7:899-919.

  11. Henry Farrell (2012), “The Consequences of the Internet for Politics,” Annual Review of Political Science 15:35-52.

  12. Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman (2010), “Making Global Markets: Historical Institutionalism in International Political Economy,” Introduction to Special Issue on Historical Institutionalism and International Market Regulation, Review of International Political Economy, 17, 4:609-638.

  13. Eric Lawrence, John Sides and Henry Farrell (2010), “Self-Segregation or Deliberation? Blog Readership, Participation and Polarization in American Politics,” Perspectives on Politics, 8,1:141-157.

  14. Henry Farrell and Martha Finnemore (2009).“Ontology, Methodology and Causation in the American School of International Political Economy,” Review of International Political Economy, 16,1:58-71.

  15. Henry Farrell and Melissa Schwartzberg (2009). “Institutions and Majority Rule in Online Communities,” Ethics and International Affairs, 22, 4:357-367.

  16. Daniel W. Drezner and Henry Farrell (2008), “Introduction: Blogs, Politics and Power,” Public Choice, 134, 1-2:1-13.

  17. Henry Farrell and Daniel W. Drezner (2008), “The Power and Politics of Blogs,” Public Choice, 134, 1-2:15-30.

  18. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2007), “Introduction: Contested Competences in the European Union,” West European Politics 38, 2:227-243.

  19. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2007), “Codecision and Institutional Change,” West European Politics 38, 2:285-300.

  20. Carl-Fredrik Bergström, Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2007), “Legislate or Delegate? Bargaining over Implementation and Legislative Authority in the European Union,” West European Politics 38, 2:338-366.

  21. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2007), Conclusions,’’ West European Politics 38, 2:405-415.

  22. Henry Farrell (2006), “Regulating Information Flows: States, Private Actors and E-CommerceAnnual Review of Political Science 6:353-374.

  23. Henry Farrell (2005),“Trust and Political Economy: Comparing the Effects of Institutions on Inter-Firm Cooperation,” Comparative Political Studies, 38, 5:459-483.

  24. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2005), “A Rationalist-Institutionalist Explanation of Endogenous Regional Integration,” Journal of European Public Policy 12, 2:273-290.

  25. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2004), “Interorganizational Cooperation and Intraorganizational Power: Early Agreements under Codecision and Their Impact on the Parliament and the Council,” Comparative Political Studies 37, 10:1184-1212.

  26. Colin Crouch and Henry Farrell (2004), “Breaking the Path of Institutional Development: Alternatives to the New Determinism in Political Economy,” Rationality and Society, 16, 1:5-43 (2004). Earlier version available as a Max-Planck Discussion Paper, Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Society, Cologne, Germany.

  27. Henry Farrell (2003), “Constructing the International Foundations of E-Commerce: The EU-US Safe Harbor Arrangement,” International Organization, 57, 2: 277-306.

  28. Henry Farrell and Jack Knight (2003), “Trust, Institutions and Institutional Evolution: Industrial Districts and the Social Capital Hypothesis,” Politics and Society, 31, 4:537-556.

  29. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2003), “Formal and Informal Institutions under Codecision: Continuous Constitution-Building in Europe,” Governance, 16, 4:577-600.

  30. Henry Farrell (2002), “Hybrid Institutions and the Law: Interface Solutions or Outlaw Arrangements?,” Zeitschrift für Rechtssoziologie, 23, 1:25-40.

  31. Gregory Flynn and Henry Farrell (1999), “Piecing Together the Democratic Peace: The CSCE, Norms and the ‘Construction’ of Security in Post-Cold War Europe,” International Organization, 53, 3:505-35 (1999).

Chapters in Edited Volumes

  1. Henry Farrell and Martha Finnemore, “Global Institutions without a Global State,” Oxford Handbook on Historical Institutionalism, eds. Orfeo Fioretos, Tulia Falletti and Adam Sheingate (Oxford University Press: 2016).

  2. Henry Farrell and Cosma Shalizi, “Cognitive Democracy,” Youth, New Media and Political Participation eds. Danielle Allen and Jennifer Light (Chicago University Press: 2015).

  3. Henry Farrell, “Social Institutions among Economists in the Wake of the Financial Crisis,” in Economy and Society in Europe: A Relationship in Crisis eds. Luigi Burroni, Maarten Keune and Gugliemo Mardi (Edward Elgar:2012).

  4. Henry Farrell and Cosma Shalizi, “Cognitive Democracy,” (forthcoming), Youth, New Media and Political Participation eds. Danielle Allen and Jennifer Light (The MIT Press).

  5. Henry Farrell, “Constructing Mid-Range Theories of Trust: The Role of Institutions,” Whom Can We Trust? How Groups, Networks, and Institutions Make Trust Possible (the Capstone volume of the Russell Sage Foundation project on Trust) eds. Karen Cook, Russell Hardin and Margaret Levi, Russell Sage Foundation: 2009).

  6. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier, “The Invisible Transformation of the Co-decision Procedure: Problems of Democratic Legitimacy,” Institutional Challenges in Post-Constitutional Europe: Governing Change eds. Catherine Moury and Luis de Sousa (Routledge: 2009).

  7. Henry Farrell, “Socialist Surrealism: China Miéville’s New Crobuzon Novels,” New Boundaries in Political Science Fiction eds. Donald Hassler and Clyde Wilcox (University of South Carolina Press: 2008).

  8. Henry Farrell “Privacy in the Digital Age: States, Private Actors and Hybrid Arrangements in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Power and Policy, eds. William Drake and Ernest Wilson (The MIT Press: 2008).

  9. Henry Farrell, “Transnational Actors and the Transatlantic Relationship in E-Commerce – The Negotiation of the Safe Harbor Arrangement,” Creating a Transatlantic Marketplace, ed. Michelle Egan (Manchester University Press: 2005).

  10. Henry Farrell, “The Political Economy of the Internet and E-Commerce,” in Political Economy and the Changing Global Order (third edition), eds. Richard Stubbs and Geoffrey R.D. Underhill (Oxford: 2005).

  11. Henry Farrell and Ann-Louise Holten, “Collective Goods in the Local Economy: The Packaging Machinery Cluster in Bologna,” Local Production Systems in Europe: Reconstruction and Innovation, ed. Colin Crouch, Patrick Le Galès, Carlo Trigilia and Helmut Voelzkow (Oxford University Press, 2004).

  12. Henry Farrell, “Trust, Distrust, and Power” in Distrust, ed. Russell Hardin (Russell Sage Foundation, 2004).

  13. Henry Farrell, “Negotiating Privacy across Arenas – The EU-US ‘Safe Harbor’ Discussions,” in Common Goods: Reinventing European and International Governance, ed. Adrienne Hèritier (Rowman and Littlefield: 2002).

  14. Colin Crouch and Henry Farrell, “Great Britain: Falling Through the Holes in the Network Concept,” in Local Production Systems in Europe: Rise or Demise?, ed. Colin Crouch et al. (Oxford University Press), 2001. Italian translation published in I sistemi di produzione locale in Europa (Il Mulino 2004).

Non-Academic Articles, Reports and Review Essays

Non-Academic Book Reviews

Manuscripts under Submission or Preparation

  • Henry Farrell and John Quiggin, “Consensus, Dissensus and Economic Ideas: The Rise and Fall of Keynesianism During the Economic Crisis.”

  • Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman, “Interdependence, Transnational Opportunity Structures, and Cross-National Layering in Transatlantic Regulatory Conflict.”

  • Henry Farrell and Cosma Shalizi, “Evolutionary Theory and the Dynamics of Institutional Change.”

  • Henry Farrell and Cosma Shalizi, “Evolutionary Accounts and Rational Choice Theories of Institutional Change.”

  • Henry Farrell and Jack Knight, “Trust and Institutional Compliance.”

Academic Book Reviews

  • Review Essay (2006), ‘Trust in Organizations: Dilemmas and Approaches,’ eds. Roderick M. Kramer and Karen S. Cook. American Journal of Psychology 119, 4, 685-689.

  • Review (2005) of Amy Verdun and Erik Jones, ‘The Political Economy of European Integration: Theory and Analysis,’ Governance 19,4 677-679.

Workshops and Online Seminars

  • Workshop on the New Institutionalisms and Change, co-organized with Alec Stone Sweet and Neil Fligstein, June 21-22, 2002.

  • Workshop on Historical Institutionalism and International Relations. Organized with Abraham Newman and Orfeo Fioretos, Temple University, October 27 2006.

  • Workshop on Historical Institutionalism and International Relations. Organized with Abraham Newman, April 14 2007.

  • {http://www.henryfarrell.net/nixonland.pdf} {APSA 2008 Panel on Rick Perlstein’s Nixonland (with contributions from Paul Krugman, Nolan McCarty, Paul Pierson and Eric Rauchway)}.

  • Online seminars organized on:

Invited Presentations

  • “Charting the New Interdependence Approach,” presented at Princeton University, October 14, 2013.

  • “The Eurozone Crisis, Where It Came From, Why It’s Important and What It Might Do,” presented at Wayne State University Law School, October 18, 2011.

  • “Evolutionary Theory and the Dynamics of Institutional Change,” presented at Johns Hopkins University, October 5, 2011.

  • “Evolution, Cognition and Institutional Change,” presented at Stanford University, April 15 2011.

  • “The Political Influence of Economic Ideas: Battles over Keynesianism 2008-2010,” presented at Princeton University Department of Political Science, March 3, 2011.

  • “The Political Science of Blogs: New Research Directions,” presented at American University, October 1, 2010.

  • “Trust and Institutional Compliance,” presented at Washington University at St Louis Dept. of Political Science, November 17 2006.

  • “Regulating Information Flows: State-Private Actor Relations in the Governance of E-Commerce,” presented in the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, April 12, 2006.

  • “Regulating Information Flows: Domestic Sources of State Power and the Role of State-Private Actor Relations,” presented at Georgetown University, Mortara Center for International Affairs Seminar Series in International Relations, March 3, 2005.

  • “The Invisible Transformation of the Co-decision Procedure: Problems of Democratic Legitimacy,” with Adrienne Héritier. Presented at the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, Stockholm, June 2, 2003.

  • “Trust and Political Economy: Comparing the Effects of Institutions on Inter-Firm Cooperation.” Presented at the Workshop on Political Theory, University of Indiana at Bloomington, April 1, 2002.

  • “Trust and Political Economy: Comparing the Effects of Institutions on Inter-Firm Cooperation.” Paper presented at the Center for the Study of the New Institutional Social Science, Washington University (St. Louis), Feb 15, 2001.

Grants

  • USD 70,000 USIP grant (co-administered with Sean Aday, Marc Lynch and John Sides)

  • USD 15,000 CIBER grant, awarded for a project on institutions and private actors, April 2007.

  • USD 115,000 grant from the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies for a project examining conflicts over competences in the European Union. Codirected with Adrienne Héritier (European University Institute).

University Service

  • Member of Dean’s Council, Elliott School of International Affairs, 2010-.

  • Member of Gamow Prize Committee, 2009-2010 academic year.

  • Member of Gamow Prize Committee, 2008-2009 academic year.

  • Member of Policy Research Scholar selection committee, 2007-2008 academic year.

  • Member of Gamow Prize Committee, 2007-2008 academic year.

  • Member of University Information Technology Committee, 2006-

  • Member of Gamow Prize Committee, 2006-2007 academic year.

  • Member of Gamow Prize Committee, 2005-2006 academic year.

  • Disciplinary representative for political science, Division of Social Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Fall, 2003. Duties included curriculum preparation, oversight of courses, allocation of resources.

  • Undergraduate student advisor for political science, and for public policy co-operative program, Division of Social Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Fall, 2003.

Disciplinary Service

  • Member, Peter Mair Prize Award Committee 2012-2014.

  • Associate Editor, Research and Politics 2013-.

  • Co-chair (with Nicholas Lemann), Social Science Research Council Committee on Digital Knowledge.

  • International Correspondent, Stato e Mercato, 2012-

  • Associate Editor, Perspectives on Politics, 2011-.

  • Member of Executive Council, Society for the Advancement of Socio-economics, 2010-2012.

  • Member of International Board, Review of International Political Economy

  • Co-editor (2008-2010), Government and Policy.

  • Section Chair, International Political Economy, American Political Science Association Meeting 2005 (Washington DC).

  • Reviewer (one or more articles reviewed) for American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, American Sociological Review, Comparative Political Studies, Convergence, European Journal of International Relations, European Journal of Political Research, Governance, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Imprints, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, International Organization, International Political Sociology, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, Journal of European Integration, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Organization Studies, Perspectives on Politics, Policy and Internet, Policy and Society, Politics and Economics, Political Studies, Polity, Rationality and Society, Regional Studies, Review of International Organizations, Review of International Political Economy, Review of International Studies, Science and Public Policy, Social Science History, Socio-Economic Review, Stato e Mercato, West European Politics, World Politics.

Languages

Sundry

  • Co-founder of Crooked Timber, a popular academic weblog (http://www.crookedtimber.org). Average weekday readership, 10,000-12,000 unique visitors.

  • Contributor to The Monkey Cage, a popular political science weblog. Winner of ‘The Week’ Award for Blog of the Year, 2011.

  • Foo Camp participant 2009.