Faculty & Staff Profile
235 Bentley Annex
James (Jim) Mosher is Associate Professor of Political Science. He did his undergraduate work at Princeton University and the University of Virginia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in May 2001.
Dr. Mosher's areas of specialization are West European politics, comparative political economy and international political economy. His research focuses on how labor power has shaped wage equality in advanced industrialized democracies, how globalization affects domestic politics, how coalition politics shapes distributive politics, and the use of alternative governance mechanisms in the European Union.
Dr. Mosher has spent 16 months doing fieldwork research in Germany at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne and the Science Center Berlin. In 2001, he spent 6 months as a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. Dr. Mosher has received a Fulbright Fellowship and was selected to participate in a German-American Academic Council Young Scholar Program. He is co-author (with David Trubek and Jeff Rothstein) of the article "Transnationalism in the Regulation of Labor Relations: International Regimes and Transnational Advocacy Networks," which appeared in Legal & Social Inquiry, Fall 2000 and is author of the article, "Open Method of Coordination: Functional and Political Origins," which appeared in European Community Studies Association Newsletter, 13(3).