Valerie Bunce

Title: 
Aaron Binenkorb Professor of International Studies
Valerie Bunce

 

Valerie Bunce is the Aaron Binenkorb Professor of International Studies and Professor of Government as well as former director of the Cornell Institute for European Studies (CIES). Her primary field is comparative politics; her secondary field is international relations. Her research and teaching address comparative democratization, international democracy promotion (primarily by the U.S.), and inter-ethnic cooperation and conflict. Her research and teaching address comparative democratization, the origins and consequences of imperial decline, inter-ethnic cooperation and conflict, peace-making after internal wars, and the diffusion of capitalism from the West to the "rest."

Email: 
vjb2@cornell.edu