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Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University

Peter A. Hall is Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies in the Department of Government at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and an Associate of the CIFAR Program on Successful Societies which he co-directed for fifteen years. Hall is editor of The Politics of Representation in the Global Age (with W. Jacoby, J. Levy and S. Meunier), Social Resilience in the Neoliberal Era and Successful Societies: How Institutions and Culture Affect Health (with Michèle Lamont), Changing France: The Politics that Markets Make (with P. Culpepper and B. Palier), Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage (with David Soskice),The Political Power of Economic Ideas: Keynesianism across Nations, Developments in French Politics I and II (with A. Guyomarch and H. Machin), European Labor in the 1980s and the author of Governing the Economy: The Politics of State Intervention in Britain and France and more than a hundred articles on European politics, policy-making, and comparative political economy. He serves on the editorial boards of many journals and the advisory boards of several European institutes. He is currently working on the political response to economic challenges in postwar Europe, the economic and cultural roots of populism, and the impact of social institutions on inequalities in health and well-being.


  • –present
    Professor of European Studies, Harvard University