Assistant Professor of International Relations. BA/JD Babes-Bolyai University; PhD, University of Maryland.
International Economic Organizations, Economic Ideas and Economic Policy, The Political Economy of Crises and Transitions, Varieties of Capitalism, Europe, Brazil.
Specialization: International Economic Organizations, Economic Ideas and Economic Policy, The Political Economy of Crises and Transitions, Varieties of Capitalism, Europe, Brazil.
Prof. Ban’s blog: http://blogs.bu.edu/cban/
Cornel Ban recently co-edited a special issue of Review of International Political Economy on the BRICS’ relationship with the Washington Consensus, and is the author of several peer-reviewed articles: “Brazil’s Liberal Neo-Developmentalism: Edited Orthodoxy or New Policy Paradigm?” (Review of International Political Economy), “Sovereign Debt, Austerity and Regime Change: The Case of Nicolae Ceausescu’s Romania” (East European Politics and Societies), “On Stranger Tides: The Diffusion of Ordoliberal Ideas in Postwar Spain” (History of Economic Ideas) and “Economic Transnationalism and Its Ambiguities: Romanian Migration to Italy” (International Migration). He is currently completing a book manuscript on the political economy of crises, with a focus on the role of economic ideas and the interaction between international and domestic actors.
Before joining the IR Department in 2012, Ban was a postdoctoral fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University and served as deputy director of Development Studies at the same institution.
Ban co-directs The Global Economic Governance Initiative at the Frederick S. Pardee Center.