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Randall Stone

Randall Stone

Professor of Political Science
Director of the Skalny Center for Polish & Central European Studies

Office Hours:

Thu 2:00 - 4:00 pm


PhD, Harvard, 1993. International relations, international finance, and international organizations. Director of the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies. Current research focuses on international finance and international organizations. Books include Controlling Institutions: International Organizations and the Global Economy (Cambridge, 2011); Lending Credibility: The International Monetary Fund and the Post-Communist Transition (Princeton, 2002); and Satellites and Commissars: Strategy and Conflict in the Politics of Soviet-Bloc Trade (Princeton, 1996). Articles have appeared in the American Political Science Review, International Organization, Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Review of International Organizations, and Global Environmental Politics. Has been awarded grants by the NSF, SSRC, NCEEER, and IREX, was the last recipient of the Soviet Peace Prize (1991), and has been a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Berlin. Teaches courses in international relations, international and comparative political economy, international organization, and Russian and East European politics.

Courses taught:
  • PSC/IR 102 Introduction to International Political Economy
  • PSC/IR 268 International Organization
  • PSC/IR 271 Russia and Eastern Europe: Politics and International Relations
  • PSC/IR 272 Theories of International Relations
  • PSC/IR 274 International Political Economy
  • PSC/IR 356 Political Economy of Reform
  • PSC/IR 372 International Politics Field Seminar
  • PSC/IR 374 International Political Economy
  • PSC 471 Russia and Eastern Europe: Politics and International Relations
  • PSC 556 Political Economy of Reform
  • PSC 568 International Organization
  • PSC 572 International Politics Field Seminar
  • PSC 574 International Political Economy
  • PSC 579 Politics of International Finance