People in the Department
J. Nicholas Ziegler
Nick Ziegler’s fields of interest include European politics, comparative political economy, ideologies, and the politics of organizational change. His current work focuses on the politics of institutional reform in Germany with particular attention to pension reform, corporate governance, and citizenship rules.
Professor Ziegler received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1989 and taught at MIT’s Sloan School of Management prior to joining the Berkeley faculty in 2001.
His publications include Governing Ideas: Strategies for Innovation in France and Germany (Cornell: 1997, German edition, Campus: 1999), “Corporate Governance and the Politics of Property Rights in Germany,” Politics and Society (June 2000), “Institutions, Elites, and Technology Advance in France and Germany,” World Politics (April 1995) and articles in other journals and a number of edited volumes. Professor Ziegler has held fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Center, the German Narshall Fund, and the Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforchung in Cologne.
Politics and Science, Ideologies, Comparative Political Economy, Europe, Germany
Ph.D., Harvard University