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Professor of European Politics and Society, Princeton University

Bosch Fellow in Public Policy - Class of Fall 2004


Born in Iraq, Ezra Suleiman is the IBM Professor in International Studies, Professor of Politics, and Director of the Program in European Studies at Princeton University. Suleiman received his AB from Harvard, and later continued graduate work at the Universities of Paris and London, receiving his MA and PhD from Columbia University. He has taught at many European universities and has been closely associated with Sciences Po in Paris. He has been awarded numerous fellowships and grants (Guggenheim, Ford Foundation, Fulbright, the ACLS, and others) and was named a knight of the Legion of Honor by President Jacques Chirac for his contribution to France and French-American relations. Suleiman is interested in comparative bureaucracy, policymaking, and executive leadership, and has written more than a dozen books about European Politics, including Dismantling Democratic States (Princeton, 2003).