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Vincent Ferraro

Vincent Ferraro

Professional Title: 

Five College Affiliated Faculty
Ruth C. Lawson Professor of International Politics, Mount Holyoke College


Thompson 604


Office Hours: 

Before & after class


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D.; Columbia University, M.A.; Dartmouth College, B.A.


Professor Vincent Ferraro is the Ruth Lawson Professor of Politics at Mount Holyoke College, where he has been teaching since 1976. His research focuses on changes in international relations since the Cold War, and he teaches courses on World Politics, American Foreign Policy and International Political Economy. Professor Ferraro previously served as the academic consultant to the United Nations Assocation of the United States and to the United Nations Development Program. He has served as a member of the Pew Charitable Trusts faculty fellowship board and was the recipient of an Andrew W. Mellon faculty grant for his research on political economy.


  • Political Science