Nancy Neiman Auerbach

Nancy Neiman Auerbach

Professor of International Political Economy
Mary W. Johnson Professorship in Teaching

Department: P&IR

Office Address: Balch 207

Office Phone: (909) 607-3549

Email: nancy.neiman@scrippscollege.edu

Personal Website: Click here

Academic History

  • B.A. University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A. Economics, Yale University
  • Ph.D. Political Science, Yale University

Areas of Expertise

Professor Auerbach’s expertise in political economy ranges from financial markets in developing countries, social movements and financial crises in Latin America, the influence of business over public policy, and the global food system. She founded and oversees a number of community engagement focused student internships, including a thriving social enterprise with formerly incarcerated women.

Personal Interests

Professor Neiman Auerbach’s first book, States, Banks, and Markets: Mexico’s Path to Financial Liberalization in Comparative Perspective, Westview Press, 2001, compares the financial liberalization process in Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, and Turkey. Her current book project Infrastructures of Justice analyzes the conditions under which market processes lead to socially just outcomes. Her case studies include an interfaith coffee cooperative in Uganda, financial reform in Cuba, and the US meatpacking industry. She lives in Claremont with her husband, Jeffrey, and daughter, Dalia. She plays tennis and loves to cook.

Courses Taught

  • Politics 111: Politics and Markets In Latin America
  • Politics 122: The Power Elite: Surveying The Influence of Business Over Public Policy
  • Politics 130: Introduction to Political Economy
  • Politics 134: Infrastructures of Justice
  • Politics 135: Political Economy of Food
  • Politics 190: Politics and International Relations Senior Seminar
  • Poli 195a: Politics Practicum: Food Justice
  • SPE 313: Microeconomics for Public Policy (CGU)
  • Humanities Core III: The Culture of Capitalism: Race, Ethnicity, and Entrepreneurship
  • Humanities Core II: Race, Class, and American Liberalism
  • Humanities Core II: The Culture and Politics of Food
  • Humanities Core I: Culture, Knowledge, and Representation
  • Economics 52: Principles of Microeconomics
  • Economics 144/Politics 132: Economic Development
  • Economics 197A: Special Topics in Economics: Financial Issues in Emerging Markets

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