Cornelia Woll is Professor of political science, Co-Director of the Max Planck Sciences Po Center (MaxPo) and a researcher at the Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics (CEE) at Sciences Po. She is the elected chair of Sciences Po's Academic Board and has previously served as Vice President for Studies and Academic Affairs (2015-18). She held the Alfred-Grosser Visiting Chair at the Goethe University Frankfurt in 2018, and was on leave at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University during 2011/12.
Her research focuses on the international political economy and economic sociology, in particular regulatory issues in the European Union and the United States. A specialist on business-government relations, she is the author of The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparative Perspective (Cornell, 2014) and Firm Interest: How Governments Shape Business Lobbying on Global Trade (Cornell, 2008). Other work has examined economic patriotism, trade and industrial policies, Europeanization and employers' organizations. Her most recent project examines geopolitical conflict and institutional change arising from the extraterritorial use of corporate criminal law. Her webpage: www.corneliawoll.org
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