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Edward Mansfield

Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science

Edward D. Mansfield is the Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science and Director of the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics at the University of Pennsylvania.  His research focuses on international security and international political economy.  He is the author of Power, Trade, and War (Princeton University Press, 1994), Electing to Fight: Why Emerging Democracies Go to War [with Jack Snyder] (MIT Press, 2005), and Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of Trade Agreements [with Helen V. Milner] (Princeton University Press, 2012).  He is also the editor of 10 books and has published various articles in the American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, World Politics, and other journals and books.  The recipient of the 2000 Karl W. Deutsch Award in International Relations and Peace Research, Mansfield has been a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution and his research has been supported by grants from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the Mershon Center, and the United States Institute of Peace.  He is co-editor of the University of Michigan Press Series on International Political Economy and was an Associate Editor of International Organization.  He has been a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Graduate Record Examination Political Science Committee, and Program Co-Chair for the 2001 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association.  Mansfield received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania; and before joining the faculty there, he taught at Columbia University and Ohio State University.