Frances McCall Rosenbluth

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Damon Wells Professor of Political Science
115 Prospect St, 3rd floor, New Haven, CT 06511
+1 (203) 432-5256

Ph.D, Columbia University
M.A, Columbia University
B.A, University of Virginia


Frances Rosenbluth is a comparative political economist with current research interests in war and constitutions, Japanese politics and political economy, and the political economy of gender. She has received research support from the Fulbright Commission, the National Science Foundation, the Council on Foreign Affairs, and the Abe Foundation. Her recent and forthcoming books include Forged Through Fire: Military Conflict and the Democratic Bargain (with John Ferejohn, Norton 2016), Women, Work, and Politics (with Torben Iversen, Yale University Press, 2010), Japan Transformed: Political Change and Economic Reform (with Michael Thies, Princeton University Press, 2010), War and State Building in Medieval Japan (co-edited with John Ferejohn, Stanford University Press, 2010), and The Political Economy of Japan’s Low Fertility (edited, Stanford Press, 2007).  She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


MacMillan Report - 09-30-2009 - The Political Economy of Gender Inequality


2014-02 - American Political Science Review - “Bones of Contention:  The Political Economy of Height Inequality.”  Awarded the American Political Science Association’s 2015 Heinz Eulau Award for best article published in the American Political Science Review in the previous calendar year

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