Full Professor (International relations and Political Economy)
University of Zurich
Stefanie Walter is Full Professor for International Relations and Political Economy at the Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich. She received her PhD in Political Science from ETH Zurich for a dissertation on the political economy of currency crises. Before joining the faculty at the University of Zurich in 2013, she was a Fritz-Thyssen-Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University and Junior Professor for International and Comparative Political Economy at the University of Heidelberg. Her research in international and comparative political economy focuses on the politics related to globalization, European integration, and financial crises. Current projects examine the mass politics of international disintegration, Brexit, the political economy of the euro crisis, and the effects of globalization and financial crises on individuals’ political preferences. Stefanie Walter’s work has been published in journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, Annual Review of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, and International Organization. She is the author of “Financial Crises and the Politics of Macroeconomic Adjustments” (2013, Cambridge University Press) and co-author of “The Politics of Bad Options” (2020, Oxford University Press).