Duane Swank
Duane Swank, Ph.D.Marquette University

Wehr Physics Hall, 450

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3418
Curriculum Vitae

Professor

Political Science

Professor Swank's teaching and research focus on the developed democracies. His specializations include comparative and international political economy, comparative public policy, and European politics. He has published in these areas in journals such as American Political Science ReviewAmerican Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political StudiesEuropean Journal of Political ScienceInternational OrganizationPolitical Studies, and World Politics. Professor Swank is former President of the American Political Science Association's Organized Section in Comparative Politics. He has served on the editorial boards of American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, the Journal of European Public Policy and other journals. His current research focuses on the politics of income inequality and redistribution in contemporary postindustrial democracies and on the rise of the radical populist right in Europe.

Education

Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1984

Courses Taught

  • POSC 2401 Comparative Politics | Syllabus
  • POSC 4411 Politics, Economics, and Democracy | Syllabus
  • POSC 4931 Inequality | Syllabus
  • POSC 6411 Comp. Political Economy of Advanced Industrial Societies | Syllabus
  • POSC 6501 European Politics | Syllabus

Publications

Books

  • The Political Construction of Business Interests: Coordination, Growth, and Equality. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. (With Cathie Jo Martin). Winner of the 2013 J. David Greenstone Prize of the American Political Science Association.
  • Global Capital, Political Institutions, and Policy Change in Developed Welfare States. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 

Selected Recent Articles

Working Papers

  • “Globalization, Institutions of Social Solidarity, and Radical Rightwing Populism in Western Europe,” paper prepared for presentation at the 2018 Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association. (available on Research Gate)

  • “Labor Power, Employer Organization, and Government Redistribution in Advanced Postindustrial Societies” revised version of paper prepared for presentation at the 2017 Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association. (earlier versions on Research Gate)

  • "The Political Foundations of Redistribution in the Post-Industrial Democracies," Luxembourg Income Study Working Paper Series No. 653, October 2015.
  • "Succumbing to Peer Pressure: European Coordination of Labour Market Policies and Domestic Policy Change." Paper presented at the 2012 Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association, August 30 - September 2, New Orleans. (with Olaf van Vliet)

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Department of Political Science
Wehr Physics Building, Room 468
1420 W. Clybourn St. 
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 288-6842
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