Joel W. Simmons

Associate Professor, 

School of Foreign Service

Georgetown University




Joel W. Simmons is an Associate Professor in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. His research focuses on the political economy of development, particularly, economic growth, social policy, and the political economy of gender. His book, The Politics of Technological Progress: Parties, Time Horizons, and Long-term Economic Development, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016.                              

Email:    joel.simmons [at] gmail [dot] com