Eliot Fitch Professor for International Studies
Richard Friman is Eliot Fitch Professor for International Studies, Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Center for Transnational Justice at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His current research focuses on the intersection of the licit and illicit global economies with specific projects on the politics of (im)migration and crime, responses to smuggling out of advanced industrial countries, approaches to citizen and noncitizen human trafficking, and the intersection of state, society, and organized crime. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of eight books including The Politics of Leverage in International Relations: Name, Shame, and Sanction (Palgrave Macmillan 2015), the author of numerous book chapters, and has published in journals including The Review of International Political Economy, International Organization, and Crime, Law and Social Change. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Human Trafficking.
Ph.D, Cornell University, 1987
- POSC 2601 International Politics | Syllabus
- POSC 4621 Politics of the World Economy | Syllabus
- POSC 4641 Politics of the Illicit Global Economy | Syllabus
- POSC 4643 Human Trafficking | Syllabus
- POSC 6601 International Politics | Syllabus
"Funding the Mission: Jesuit Networks, Outsider Access, and 'The Origins of Marquette College' Revisited," The Catholic Historical Review, Volume 107, Number 3 (Summer 2021): 363-392. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/804489.
- Drug Markets and the Selective Use of Violence, Crime, Law and Social Change 52 (2009): 285-295.
- Forging the Vacancy Chain: Law enforcement efforts and mobility in criminal economies, Crime, Law and Social Change 41, 1 (2004).
- The Great Escape? Globalization, immigrant entrepreneurship and the criminal economy, Review of International Political Economy, 11, 1 (2004): 98-131