Previous Positions: i.a. Vice President for Studies and Academic Affairs of Sciences Po |Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Evaluation of Public Policy (LIEPP),Sciences Po
Cornelia Woll is professor of political science, co-director of the Max Planck Sciences Po Center (MaxPo) and a researcher at the Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics (CEE) and the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP) at Sciences Po. Previously, she has served as Vice President for Studies and Academic Affairs (2015-18), founding co-director of LIEPP (2011-14) and as Associate Dean for Research (2008-12) of Sciences Po. She held the Alfred-Grosser Visiting Chair at the Goethe University Frankfurt in 2018. During 2011/12, she was on leave at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University. Before joining Sciences Po in 2006, she worked as a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. Her dissertation was awarded the Lipset Prize of the Society for Comparative Research and an Otto-Hahn Award of the Max Planck Society.
Her research focuses on the international political economy and economic sociology, in particular regulatory issues in the European Union and the United States. A specialist on business-government relations, she is the author of The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparative Perspective (Cornell, 2014) and Firm Interest: How Governments Shape Business Lobbying on Global Trade (Cornell, 2008) and continues to investigate the politics of the recent financial crisis. Other work has examined economic patriotism, trade and industrial policies, Europeanization and employers' organizations.