Mark Copelovitch


Mark Copelovitch is Associate Professor and Trice Faculty Scholar in the Department of Political Science and the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Professor Copelovitch studies international political economy and international organizations, with a focus on the politics of financial stability, global financial governance, and the political economy of trade and exchange rates.  He is the author of The International Monetary Fund in the Global Economy: Banks, Bonds, and Bailouts (Cambridge University Press, 2010), as well as articles in the Journal of Politics, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, and the Review of International Organizations.

Professor Copelovitch is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D. in 2005. Before joining the Wisconsin faculty, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University.

Associate Professor of Political Science & Public Affairs

Recent publications

Design in Context: Existing International Agreements and New Cooperation (with Tonya L. Putnam). 2014. International Organization 68(2): 1-23.

Ties That Bind?  Preferential Trade Agreements and Exchange Rate Policy Choice (with Jon C.W. Pevehouse). 2013. International Studies Quarterly 57(2): 385-99.

Picking Up (and Rearranging) the Pieces: The Great Recession and the Politics of Global Financial Governance. 2013, in Governance Challenges and Innovations: Financial and Fiscal Governance. Hertie School of Governance (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Trade, Institutions, and the Timing of GATT/WTO Accession in Post-Colonial States (with David Ohls). 2012. Review of International Organizations 7(1): 81-107.


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