Rachel Epstein (Cornell University PhD, 2001) is a Professor of International Relations at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Her recent research focuses on Europe’s long financial crisis, but her earlier research was on the role of international organizations in the post-communist transition of East Central Europe. She is the author of In Pursuit of Liberalism: International Institutions in Postcommunist Europe (Johns Hopkins 2008), for which she was awarded the Ed A. Hewett Book Award, and Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond (Oxford 2017). Currently she is a co-editor at the Review of International Political Economy and an executive member of the European Union Studies Association charged with planning the Association’s 2019 biennial meeting.
Posts by Rachel Epstein
- Radicalization in the German Armed Forces and Beyond, May 7, 2019.
- Burden-Sharing within NATO: Facts from Germany for the Current Debate, August 7, 2018.
- Media Freedom and Murder in the EU, March 27, 2018.
- Why NATO Enlargement Was a Good Idea, September 13, 2017.
- 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.