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Kevin Young

Kevin Young

Professional Title: 

Associate Professor of Political Science

Office: 

Thompson 538

Email: 

Office Hours: 

Fall 2018: By appointment

Degree: 

PhD, London School of Economics; MRes, London School of Economics; MA Carleton University; BA, Trent University

Bio: 

My research focuses on issues germane to international political economy, in particular the politics of financial regulation, transnational policy networks, and the role of private business in shaping global governance. I am particularly interested in analyzing the ways in which regulatory policy is affected by networks of elites and interest groups.

 

Classes I teach:

Polsci 359 ~ International Political Economy

Polsci 388 ~ Corporate Lobbying in the Global Economy

Polsci 290 ~ Power, Privilege and Inequality on a Global Scale

Polsci 792 ~ Money and Power

Polsci 791 ~ Political Inquiry

Area of Study: 

  • International relations

Program: 

  • Political Science