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Jennifer Dwyer

Assistant Professor

Office: 1727 HW

Phone: 212-650-3469

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Areas of Specialization:

  • International Relations
  • International Political Economy
  • Japanese Politics

Selected Courses:

  • PolSc 100: Introduction to Politics: Democracy, Anarchy and the State
  • PolSc 270: International Relations: Conceptual Foundations and Current Issues
  • PolSc 273.67: Globalization and National Diversity
  • PolSc 273.97: International Cooperation
  • PolSc 272.99: Japanese Government and Politics
  • PolSc 275: Politics of the Global Economy
  • PolSc 372.60: Japan's Political Economy
  • PolSc 373.94: Global Capital and the State
  • PolSc 376: International Political Economy

Ph.D. Political Science, University of Chicago 1997.
M.A. International Relations,  University of  Chicago 1983.
B.A.I.S. Raymond-Callison College, University of the Pacific 1980.

Select Publications:

  • "Explaining the Politicization of Monetary Policy in Japan." Social Science Japan Journal,  (Forthcoming).
  • "Bank of Japan Independence at Ten Years: Searching for Mechanisms of Change" in M. Kohno and F. Rosenbluth, eds., Japan and the World: Japan's Contemporary Geopolitical Challenges. Council on East Asian Studies:; Yale University, 2008: 101-132.
  • "Explaining Central Bank Reform in Japan."  Social Science Japan Journal, 7(2) 2004:245-262.
  • "Does Capital Mobility Cause Regulatory Convergence?" in K. Thomas and T. Sinclair eds., Structure and Agency in International Capital Mobility. London : Macmillian. 2001:27-53.
  • "US-Japan Financial Market Relations in an Era of Global Finance" in G. Curtis ed.,New Perspectives on U.S.-- Japan Relations. Tokyo: Japan Center for International Exchange. 2000: 82-128.
  • "The Dynamics of Financial market Reform in Japan: 1975-1995" in G. Underhill ed., New World Order in International Finance. London: Macmillan. 1997:195-221.