Kirsten Rodine-Hardy

Kirsten Rodine-Hardy

Assistant Professor of Political Science
education Ph.D., 2005, Political Science
University of California, Berkeley
Mailing address 215L RP
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Kirsten Rodine-Hardy is an assistant professor of political science at Northeastern University, where she teaches international political economy, comparative politics, and European politics. She completed her PhD in political science at the University of California, Berkeley, and spent two years at Harvard University on a pre-dissertation fellowship. She earned degrees from Brown University (AB honors and magna cum laude) and Georgetown University (MSFS in international trade and finance), and she studied at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and at the ICPSR at the University of Michigan. She was a visiting assistant professor at Brown University in 2005 and 2006.

She has received research support from the University of California’s Institute for Cooperation and Conflict and the Berkeley Post-Soviet Studies Program, and she has consulted for the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the European Union. She participates actively in the American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, and International Studies Association. She is affiliated with Harvard University’s Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and the Northeastern University Center for Emerging Markets, based at the Northeastern School of Business.

Selected Publications

Global Markets and Government Regulation in Telecommunications. 2013. New York: Cambridge University Press.

“Globalization Considered – How Democracy and Economic Openness affect Conflict and the Environment.” 2011. International Studies Review 13:2 (June).

Selected Honors & Awards

Northeastern University, ADVANCE, Junior faculty grant for External Career Mentor. 2012-13.

Harvard University, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Faculty Affiliate. 2008-present.

University of California, Berkeley. Dean’s Academic Progress Award II. 2002.

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award. 2000. University of California, Berkeley. Competitive, university-wide award given to less than ten percent of teaching assistants.

Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service. Honors in International Business Diplomacy,

Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, Passed oral examinations with Distinction, Outstanding Public Service Award, Received one of four merit-based full-tuition scholarships. 1988-1990.

Presidential Management Internship (PMI) Finalist, 1990.

Professional Associations & Affiliations

Senior Researcher. Nanotechnology and Society Research Group, (NSRG) Northeastern University. Funded by a National Science Foundation, Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team (NIRT SES #0609078), in cooperation with the Center for High Rate Nanomanufacturing, a National Science Foundation, a National Science and Engineering Center (NSEC). 2009 – present.

Faculty Affiliate, Center for Emerging Markets, College of Business Administration, Northeastern University, 2008 – present.

Faculty Affiliate. Harvard University’s Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies. 2008- 2012.