Anatol Rapoport Collegiate Professor, Political Science
George Tsebelis works in Comparative Politics. He is a specialist in political institutions. His work uses Game Theoretic models to analyze the effects of institutions; it covers Western European countries and the European Union. More recent work studies institutions in Latin America and in countries of Eastern Europe. He is the author of four books: Nested Games (1991 U of California Press), Bicameralism (coauthored; 1997 Cambridge UP), and Veto Players (2002, Princeton UP) and Reforming the European Union (coauthored; 2013 Princeton UP). His work has been reprinted and translated in several languages (Veto Players is published or to be published in Chinese, Croatian, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish). He has been elected in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and received Fellowships from the Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and the Herbert Hoover Foundation. Some of his articles have received awards by the American Political Science Association. He teaches graduate and undergraduate classes on institutions, the European Union and advanced industrialized countries.
- Comparative Politics (W. Europe, European Integration, Political Parties, Parliaments, Political Institutions)
- Game Theory
Fields of Study:
- Comparative Government and Politics
- Political Economy
- Formal Modeling