Ezra N. Suleiman

IBM Professor in International Studies
Director, Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society
Professor of Politics

Affiliated Faculty

 232 Corwin Hall

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Ezra Suleiman is the IBM Professor of International Studies, Professor of Politics, and Director of the Program in European Politics and Society at Princeton University. He received his A.B. degree from Harvard, and later continued his graduate work at the Universities of London and Paris, receiving his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. Professor Suleiman has lectured and taught at many European universities and has been closely associated with the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris for the past decade. He has been awarded grants and fellowships from, among others, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the A.C.L.S., the Fulbright Commisssion, the German Marshall Fund of the U.S., the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin, The American Academy in Berlin, and the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study. Professor Suleiman was awarded the Legion of Honor by President Jacques Chirac for his contribution to French culture and to Franco-American relations. Professor Suleiman has published over ten books on European politics covering areas of policymaking, comparative bureaucracy, elites, and executive leadership. His last book, Dismantling Democratic States was published by the Princeton University Press in 2003. Ezra Suleiman has also contributed articles to Time Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Le Figaro, Le Monde, Liberation, The Wall Street Journal, among others. He is a member of the executive committee of the Institut Montaigne and of the International Advisory Board of HEC. He has also been a consultant to the OECD and UNESCO. He currently serves on the supervisory boards of several corporations.