Julia Gray

Julia Gray
  • Associate Professor, Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics

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    University of Pennsylvania
    The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics
    133 S. 36th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-6215

Research Interests: International relations, international political economy, comparative political economy, international organizations.

Overview

Julia Gray is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in international relations with a focus on international political economy.  She received her PhD in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MSc with distinction in International Political Economy from the London School of Economic, and a BA summa cum laude from Amherst College.  Her research centers on the effects of international economic relations and economic organizations in emerging markets.  Her work in international political economy and international organization has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Journal of Political ScienceInternational Studies QuarterlyComparative Political Studies, the European Journal of Political Research, and the Review of International Organizations.  Her book The Company You Keep: International Organization and Sovereign Risk in Emerging Markets is currently under contract at Cambridge University Press.

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