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Frances Rosenbluth

Frances Rosenbluth

ISPS 
Faculty Fellow
Title 
Damon Wells Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science; Ethics, Politics and Economics
Frances McCall 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 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 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. Since July 2016, she has been the Director of Ethics, Politics and Economics at Yale. 
 
Discipline 
Political Science