Sofia Perez

Sofia PerezAssociate Professor

Office: PLS 301
Phone: 617.353.3876
E-mail: sperez@bu.edu
Education: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., George Washington University
Areas of Specialization: Comparative Politics, European Studies, Political Economy.

Professor Perez is a political economist and her work centers on the politics of economic regulation in Europe, including financial regulation, macroeconomic policy, labor market regulation and immigration policy.  She has published and co-authored numerous journal articles and book chapters on financial regulation, European monetary integration, social pacts,  wage bargaining, welfare states and immigration policy in Europe, as well as two books on the regulation of financial institutions and markets in Europe ( Banking on Privilege: The Politics of Spanish Financial Reform, Cornell University Press), Capital Ungoverned: Liberalizing Finance in Interventionist States, Cornell University Press) Her articles have appeared in the International Studies Quarterly, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics,  Journal of European Public Policy; Governance and a number of Spanish language journals. She is currently working on a book project on competing interpretations of the Eurozone debt crisis, and continues to work on the politics of immigration in Europe.

Professor Perez regularly teaches the following courses:

European Politics (PO341/IR362)
Immigration: Politics, Policy and History (PO542)
Democracy:  Origins and Breakdown (PO344)
Selected Topics in Comparative Politics: Europe in Crisis (PO330)
Approaches to Applied Study of Comparative Politics (PO 751)

Additional information:
Curriculum Vitae
Selected publications available for download
Google Citations
Researchgate
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