Benjamin W Ansell
Ben W. Ansell is an Associate Professor of Political Science. His academic interests include a variety of issues in political economy, including both comparative politics and international relations. His recent works focus on the politics of education policy, the relationship between inequality and democracy, and on the effects of asset price inflation on political preferences.
Professor Ansell is the author of From the Ballot to the Blackboard (Cambridge University Press, 2010). He has published articles on education policy in World Politics and International Organization and on inequality and democracy in Comparative Political Studies. His new book, Social Policy in Small European States (co-edited with Gary Cohen, Robert Cox and Jane Gingrich) is forthcoming from Berghahn Books in 2011.