Vivien Schmidt, Professor of International Relations and Political Science at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, received an award for mentoring women at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, held from February 22 – 25, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Schmidt received the award from the Society of Women in International Political Economy (SWIPE) for mentoring women during the joint reception of the International Political Economy Section and SWIPE.
In addition to receiving the award at the reception of the International Political Economy Section,Schmidt spoke on the panel “Mentoring Women in International Political Economy.”
Prof. Schmidt is Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at Boston University. Her research focuses on European political economy, institutions, democracy, and political theory. She has published ten books, over 100 scholarly journal articles or chapters in books, and numerous policy briefs and comments, most recently on the Eurozone crisis. Her current work focuses on democratic legitimacy in Europe, with a special focus on the challenges resulting from the Eurozone crisis, and on methodological theory, in particular on the importance of ideas and discourse in political analysis (discursive institutionalism). You can learn more about her here.