David Leblang

David Leblang is Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia and is a Faculty Associate at the Miller Center where he is the J. Wilson Newman Professor of Governance.  He is also a Professor of Public Policy at the University's Batten School for Leadership and Public Policy where he directs the Global Policy Center.   

A scholar the area of  international political economy he has expertise in international immigration, financial crises, and international political economy. Recent articles have appeared in International Organization, The American Political Science Review, World Politics and The American Journal of Political Science.  In 2006 he co-authored Democratic Processes and Financial Markets (Cambridge University Press) with William Bernhard. He currently serves as the editor of SSRN's International Political Economy's Migration eJournal and is on the editorial board of World Politics.

Prior to arriving at the University of Virginia in 2008, Leblang held teaching positions at the University of Colorado, the University of North Texas and the College of William and Mary.  He has been a visiting scholar in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund and in the European Commission's Directorate of Economics and Finance.  During 2014 he was a visitor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, the Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano in Milan, the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, and the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

In 2015, Leblang was awarded the Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award by the University by UVa's office of the Provost.  In 2016 he will receive the Mentoring Award giving by the Society of Women in International Political Economy.

S281 Gibson Hall (South Lawn)
Department of Politics
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22901
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