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Pepper Culpepper

Professor of Political Science

Pepper CulpepperPepper Culpepper joined the EUI as Professor of Political Science in January 2010. His research focuses on the intersection between capitalism and democracy, both in politics and in public policy.

His book Quiet Politics and Business Power: Corporate Control in Europe and Japan  (Cambridge University Press 2011), was awarded the 2012 Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research. He is the author of Creating Cooperation (Cornell University Press, 2003) and co-editor of Changing France  (with Peter Hall and Bruno Palier, Palgrave 2006) and of The German Skills Machine (with David Finegold, Berghahn Books 1999).

His work has appeared in Comparative Political Studies, International Organization, Politics & Society, Socio-Economic Review, World Politics, Revue Française de Science Politique, Politische Vierteljahresschrift, West European Politics, Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Public Policy,  and the Oxford Review of Economic Policy. A former Marshall Scholar at Oxford University, he has also held long-term visiting appointments in France, Germany, and Japan.

Research interests: Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Economy, European Politics, Business and Government.

Languages:  English, French, German, Italian


European University Institute (EUI)

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Via dei Roccettini 9

I-50014 San Domenico di Fiesole - Italy

Email: Pepper.Culpepper@eui.eu

Tel. [+39] 055 4685 286 / Int. 2286

Office: BF 264, Badia Fiesolana 


Administrative Assistant: Martina.Selmi@eui.eu 

Tel. [+39] 055 4685 469 / Int. 2469 


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