Mark Copelovitch

Position title: Professor of Political Science & Public Affairs | International Relations


Phone: (608) 265-3678

401 North Hall
Office Hours: By appointment

Affiliated with Center for European Studies, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Center for German and European Studies


Ph.D. in Political Science, Harvard University, 2005

B.A. in Political Science, Yale College, 1997

Research Interests:

International Political Economy, International Organizations, International Trade, International Finance, European Union


Mark Copelovitch is Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Professor Copelovitch studies international political economy and international organizations, with a focus on the politics of international trade, international finance, the International Monetary Fund, and European integration.  He is the author of The International Monetary Fund in the Global Economy: Banks, Bonds, and Bailouts (Cambridge University Press, 2010), as well as articles in Comparative Political Studies,the Journal of PoliticsInternational Organization, International Studies Quarterly, and the Review of International Organizations.

Professor Copelovitch is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D. in Government in 2005. He is also an affiliate of the Center for European Studies, the Center for German and European Studies, and the Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence at UW – Madison.


PS 988 International Relations Workshop Fall 2019-2020

PS 864 International Political Economy Fall 2019-2020

PS 140 Introduction to International Relations Fall 2019-2020

PS 140 Introduction to International Relations Fall 2018-2019

PS 350 International Political Economy Summer 2018

PS 864 International Political Economy Spring 2017-2018

PS 140 Introduction to International Relations Fall 2017-2018

PS 702 International Political Economy Summer 2016-2017

PS 371 International Political Economy Summer 2016-2017

PS 103 Introduction to International Relations Fall 2016-2017

PS 201 Comparative Regional Integration The European Union and Beyond Spring 2015-2016

PS 103 Introduction to International Relations Spring 2015-2016

PS 601 Politics of Global Financial Relations Fall 2015-2016



Vilas Associates Award, Social Studies Division


UW-Madison’s nominee for the Carnegie Fellows program

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