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Professor of Politics, University of Virginia

Bosch Fellow in Public Policy - Class of Spring 2019

Herman Mark Schwartz, Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, is an economic historian who studies how state and market power are constituted and interact. He completed his BA at Swarthmore College, and PhD at Cornell University. Schwartz’s work has been supported by the Otto Mønstads Fonden, Fulbright Canada, Foundation German-American Academic Relations, American Council of Learned Societies, and the Mellon Foundation, among others.


Schwartz is the author of three books on economic development, globalization, and the geo-politics of the mortgage crisis, including Subprime Nation: American Power, Global Finance, and the Housing Bubble (Cornell, 2009). He has co-edited four books on Denmark’s welfare state, employment policy, politics of housing finance, and the global financial crisis, and has published extensively on the development of the global economy since 1500.

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