Department of Political Science
2115 G St. NW, Monroe Hall 440
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-6290
Fax: (202) 994-1974

Emmanuel Teitelbaum

Emmanuel J. Teitelbaum

Title — Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Office — Monroe 411

Phone — (202) 994-9125; Fax: (202) 994-5477

E-mail —

Areas of Expertise —

Comparative politics, South Asian politics, political economy of development, political economy of labor


Ph.D., Cornell University, 2006


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Professor Teitelbaum’s teaching and research interests include comparative politics, South Asian politics, the political economy of development and the political economy of labor. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and his B.A. from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. He has published articles in Comparative Political Studies, the Journal of Development Studies and Critical Asian Studies, and his research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Fulbright Foundation and the Social Science Research Council. Professor Teitelbaum's doctoral dissertation, "Mobilizing Restraint: Unions and the Politics of Economic Development in South Asia" was awarded the American Political Science Association's Gabriel A. Almond Award for best dissertation in comparative politics.



Professor Teitelbaum is currently writing a series of articles and a book manuscript on how trade union political affiliations affect worker protest and, ultimately, the pace of economic development in South Asia.