Suzanne BergerMassachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Suzanne Berger is the Raphael Dorman and Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science at MIT. She works in comparative politics and in political economy. Her books include Peasants Against Politics; The French Political System: Dualism and Discontinuity in Industrial Societies (with Michael Piore); Organizing Interests in Western Europe (editor); National Diversity and Global Capitalism (with Ronald Dore); Made by Hong Kong (with Richard Lester) and Global Taiwan (with Richard Lester). Her most recent work, How We Compete, presents the findings of a five-year-long study by MIT social scientists and engineers on the impact of globalization.
Professor Berger directs the MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives program and MIT-France. She is a Research Associate and member of the Committee of the Center for European Studies at Harvard University. She served as Vice President of the American Political Science Association and as founding Chair of the Social Science Research Council Joint Committee on Western Europe. She has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.