Wilson Center Experts
Kathryn C. Lavelle
Kathryn Lavelle is the Ellen and Dixon Long Professor of World Affairs at Case Western Reserve University. Her research specializes in the politics of financial governance. The author of The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets (Oxford University Press, 2004); Legislating International Organizations: US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank (Oxford University Press, 2011); and Money and Banks in the American Political Process (Cambridge University Press, 2013), she has been a residential fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; the William Steiger Fellow with the American Political Science Association where she served on the staff of the House Committee on Financial Services; and the inaugural Fulbright research chair at the Munk Centre at the University of Toronto. She is currently investigating the politics of transnational regulatory issues in the wake of the global financial crisis in the US and European institutions.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: U.S. foreign economic policy; International Organizations; United Nations; U.S. Congress and International Organizations; Africa.
POLITICAL ECONOMY OF FINANCE: International Monetary Fund; World Bank; Basel and G20 processes; Politics of stock markets; the US Congress and European Parliament and banking policy.
Money and Banks in the American Political System (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF and the World Bank (Oxford University Press, 2011)
Publication Three The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets (Oxford University Press, 2004)