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  • The Contributors

Edward D. Mansfield is the Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science, chair of the Political Science Department, and director of the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Power, Trade, and War (1994), and the coauthor of Electing to Fight: Why Emerging Democracies Go to War (with Jack Snyder, 2005) and of Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements (with Helen V. Milner, 2012). He can be reached at

Diana C. Mutz is the Samuel A. Stouffer Chair in Political Science and Communication and Director of the Institute for the Study of Citizens and Politics at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Impersonal Influence: How Perceptions of Mass Collectives Affect Political Attitudes (1998), Hearing the Other Side: Deliberative versus Participatory Democracy (2006), and Population-Based Survey Experiments (2011). She can be reached at

Hanna Lerner is an assistant professor of political science at Tel Aviv University. She is the author of Making Constitutions in Deeply Divided Societies (2011) and coeditor of Constitution Writing, Religion and Democracy (with Asli Ü. Bali, forthcoming). She can be reached at

Jeff D. Colgan is an assistant professor of international relations at the School of International Service of American University in Washington, D.C. He is author of Petro-Aggression: When Oil Causes War (2013). He can be reached at

Iain Hardie is a lecturer in international relations at the University of Edinburgh. He has published his work in numerous scholarly journals and is the author of Financialization and Government Borrowing Capacity in Emerging Markets (2012). He can be reached at

David Howarth is a professor of European political economy at the University of Luxembourg. He is author or editor of five books, guest editor of six journal special editions, and the author of more than sixty journal articles and book chapters. His most recent book is At the Frontier of the Single European Market: The Political Economy of Market Integration in the Early Twenty-first Century (2011). He can be reached at

Sylvia Maxfield is the dean of the Providence College School of Business. She is a specialist in the global economy, financial crises, and corporate social responsibility. She has published several dozen books and articles about the interface of politics, society, and financial markets. She can be reached at

Amy Verdun is the Jean Monnet Chair Ad Personam and a professor of political science at the University of Victoria. She is author or editor of eighteen books, including Mapping European Economic Integration (2013) and Ruling Europe: The Politics of the Stability and Growth Pact (with Martin Heipertz, 2010). She is coeditor of The Journal of Common Market Studies. She can be reached at

Dan Slater is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and associate member of the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Ordering Power: Contentious Politics and Authoritarian Leviathans in Southeast Asia (2010) and coeditor of Southeast Asia in Political Science: Theory, Region, and Qualitative Analysis (2008). His new book projects address the questions of why some ruling parties concede democratization from a position of strength and how formal institutions and informal practices interact to shape democratic reforms. He can be reached at [End Page ii]



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