New Chair to Head Department of Political Science

April 11, 2012

We are very happy to report that Professor Mitchell A. Orenstein will be joining Northeastern University in August 2012 as the new Chair of the Department of Political Science. Professor Orenstein is a scholar of international politics focusing on the political economy of transition in Central and Eastern Europe, pension privatization worldwide, and the role of policy paradigms in economic reform. His research lies at the intersection of comparative politics, international political economy, and global public policy, employing a problem-driven research approach based on asking big, policy-relevant questions and answering them through carefully designed, in-depth field research. For more information on Professor Orenstein please see,

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