Peter Gourevitch is founding dean of the UC San Diego School Global Policy and Strategy and former chair of the UC San Diego Department of Political Science. He is author of Politics in Hard Times: Comparative Responses to International Economic Crisis (translated into Spanish, Chinese, and Italian); co-author with James Shinn of Political Power and Corporate Governance, and former co–editor with David Lake of International Organization. A graduate of Oberlin College, he received his PhD from Harvard, where he was acting director of the Center for European Studies in 1971-72 and 1975-76. He taught at McGill University from 1974-79. He chaired the selection committee of the International Affairs Fellowships Program at the Council on Foreign Relations from 1995-2004. He received fellowships from Guggenheim, Russell Sage, and the Center for Advanced Studies in Palo Alto, and he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1995.