Ph.D., Georgetown University
European Union and European integration, e-commerce, politics and blogs
Dr. Farrell earned a Ph.D. in Government from Georgetown University in 2000. He also holds a B.A. and M.A. in Politics from University College Dublin. Previously, he served as Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, and was a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute on Common Goods in Bonn, Germany. He has taught courses on the political economy of European integration, the politics of the Internet, and the comparative political economy of Europe at the University of Toronto and Georgetown University.
Dr. Farrell is a member of the American Political Science Association, the International Society for the New Institutional Economics, the International Studies Association, and the European Union Studies Association.
Selected Recent Publications:
- The Political Economy of Trust: Institutions, Interests, and Inter-Firm Cooperation in Italy and Germany (Cambridge University Press, 2009).
- "Trust, Distrust, and Power," in Distrust, ed. Russell Hardin (Russell Sage Foundation, 2009).
- "Trust and Political Economy: Comparing the Effects of Institutions on Inter-Firm Cooperation," in Comparative Political Studies, 38:5 (2005).
- "Constructing the International Foundations of E-Commerce: The EU-US Safe Harbor Agreement," in International Organization, 57:2 (2003).
IAFF 6158 Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy: Information Technology in International Policy
IAFF 6505 Elliott School Seminars: The Internet and International Relations
PSC 8441 Advanced Theories of International Politics
PSC 8185 Topics in Empirical and Formal Political Analysis: Introduction to Game Theory