Dr David Woodruff

Dr David Woodruff

Associate Professor of Comparative Politics

Department of Government

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About me

Dr David Woodruff joined the Government Department in 2006. He was previously an associate professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a visiting associate professor at Harvard University.

David also runs the Political Economy in Public blog.

Office hours: Mondays 10:30 - 12.20 & Thursdays 15:05 - 15:35 (by appointment via LSE For You) and Thursdays 14:05 - 15:05 (drop in)

Research interests

Politics and economics centring around two core capitalist institutions: money and corporate property rights. Contemporary Russia and other emerging markets, capitalist institutions in a volatile international economic environment.

Teaching responsibilities

  • GV441: States and Markets
  • GV467: Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • GV248: Power and Politics in the Modern World: Comparative Perspectives
  • GV4E2: Capitalism and Democracy

My research