The International Relations Faculty Colloquium is co-sponsored by the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance and the Center for International Security Studies. Papers are posted at the Colloquium website several days before each presentation.
Tim Büthe is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Associate Director of the Center for European Studies at Duke University. He received his B.A. in Government, History, and Economics from Harvard in 1995, and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University in 2002. His primary research interests are the evolution and persistence of institutions and the ways in which institutions enable and constrain actors. Substantively, his work focuses primarily on the politics of standards and regulations in the US and Europe and the politics of business confidence.