Helen V. Milner is the B. C. Forbes Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and the director of the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School. She was the chair of the Department of Politics from 2005 to 2011. She has written extensively on issues related to international political economy, the connections between domestic politics and foreign policy, globalization and regionalism, and the relationship between democracy and trade policy. Her most recent book Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements (2012) was co-authored with Edward Mansfield. She is currently working on issues related to globalization and development, such as the political economy of foreign aid, the “digital divide” and the global diffusion of the internet, and the relationship between globalization and democracy. She also serves as president of the International Political Science Association (IPSA).
Institution / Affiliation : Princeton University
Geographical Region: Africa
Methodology: Experimental Design, Field Experiments
Policy: Development, Elections, Governance