PhD, Cornell University
Stephen Nelson's research and teaching interests span comparative and international political economy, the behavior of international organizations, and how economic agents and policy makers cope with risk and uncertainty. His PhD is from the Government Department at Cornell University, where he was the recipient of the Kahin Prize as well as several major teaching awards. He received the American Political Science Association’s Helen Dwight Reid Award for the best dissertation in the field of international relations, law, and politics in 2010. He is currently working on a book provisionally titled Creating Credibility: the International Monetary Fund and the Neoliberal Revolution in the Developing World.