Dr. Rachel Epstein is a Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies where she is Co-Director of the PhD Program and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Europe and the World. Her research and teaching focus on the relationship between the economy and security outcomes, international organizations and domestic compliance, the politics of finance, states in transition, and civil-military relations. Dr. Epstein’s current research focuses on the role of banks in the European debt and currency crises, the developmental prospects for the EU’s newest member states, and the consequences of both for Europe’s integration project. Her current book project is called Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond. Dr. Epstein has also served as a Jean Monnet Post-Doctoral Fellow at the European University Institute (2001-2) and as a Transatlantic Research Fellow there (2004-5).
Posts by Rachel Epstein
- Why the Transatlantic Relationship Will (Probably) Survive Trump, July 11, 2017.
- Public Intellectuals, International Security, and Trump, April 18, 2017.
- Mr. President, Please Defend Peace in Europe, January 31, 2017.
- Understanding the “Alternative for Germany”: Origins, Aims, and Consequences, November 22, 2016.
- Fashioning a Response to Terror: Action versus Overreaction, February 9, 2016.
- Despite the Paris Attacks, Europe’s Refugee Crisis is an Opportunity to Confront the Past, November 17, 2015.
- A Symposium on the Crisis in Ukraine, May 12, 2015.