Erik Jones

Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University

Erik Jones is Director of European and Eurasian Studies and Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. He is also Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College in Oxford, United Kingdom. Jones is author of The Politics of Economic and Monetary Union (2002), Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States (2008), and, together with Dana Allin, Weary Policeman: American Power in an Age of Austerity (2012). His most recent book is a collection of short essays called The Year the European Crisis Ended (2014). He is editor or co-editor of more than twenty books or special issues of journals on topics related to European politics and political economy including The Oxford Handbook of the European Union (2012) and The Oxford Handbook of Italian Politics (2015). Professor Jones teaches on topics in international and comparative political economy with a particular focus on Europe and the transatlantic relationship.

Professor Jones is a frequent commentator on European politics and political economy whose contributions have been published in, among others, Financial Times, New York Times, USA Today, and newspapers and magazines across Europe. He has written extensively on European monetary integration and macroeconomic governance and has been active in public debates about the European response to the global economic and financial crisis. Professor Jones is co-editor of Government and Opposition and he is a contributing editor to the Institute for International and Strategic Studies Journal Survival.

Jones earned his AB at Princeton University (1988) and his MA and PhD at Johns Hopkins SAIS (1990, 1996). Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins, he worked at the Centre for European Policy Studies, the Central European University and the University of Nottingham. A US citizen, Jones has lived in Europe for the last twenty-five years.

Twitter – @Erik_Jones_SAIS

Past Appearances

Knowledge@Wharton: January 16, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by Philip Hackney (Associate Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Robert Boland J.D. (Athletics Integrity Officer; CEO and Principal, Penn State University; Boland Sports Practice), Michael Platt (Professor of Marketing; Professor of Psychology; Professor of Neuroscience, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine), Brendan O’Leary (The Lauder Professor of Political Science, The University of Pennsylvania), Ken Shropshire (Wharton Professor Emeritus; CEO of the Global Sport Institute, The Wharton School), and Michael Leroy (Professor of Labor and Employment Relations and of Law, University of Illinois) on the Wednesday, January 16, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Knowledge@Wharton: November 15, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by M. Kit Delgado (Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania), Gad Allon (Jeffrey A. Keswin Professor, Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, Director of the Management and Technology Program, University of Pennsylvania), Michelle Egan (Professor, School of International Service; Global Fellow, Wilson Center, American University), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Mark Cohen (Director of Retail Studies, Columbia University Graduate School of Business), and Barbara Kahn (Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School) on the Thursday, November 15, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: October 26, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Robin Rudowitz (Associate Director, Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured), Rachel West (Director of Poverty Research , The Center for American Progress), Richard D’Aveni (Professor, Author, Dartmouth College), Garret Martin (Professorial Lecturer, School of International Service, American University), Bill Schneider (Professor of Public Policy, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Marc Meredith (Associate Professor, Political Science; Associate Processor, the Business Economics and Public Policy Department, University of Pennsylvania; The Wharton School), and Richard Fry (Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center) on the Friday, October 26, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Friday, October 26, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: September 11, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Thorvaldur Gylfason (Professor of Economics, University of Iceland), Benjamin Keys (Assistant Professor, Department of Real Estate; Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, The Wharton School), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Peter Conti-Brown (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania), David Zaring (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton), Susan Wachter, and Joao Gomes (Professor of Finance, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, September 11, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: June 29, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Randy Beck (Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law, University of Georgia School of Law), Daniel Kelemen (Professor of Political Science, Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University), Katherine Hempstead (Senior Advisor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Carmine Gallo (Author), and Theodore Ruger (Deputy Dean; Dean-designate, University of Pennsylvania – Law School) on the Friday, June 29, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Friday, June 29, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: June 4, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Sebastian Edwards (Professor of International Economics, University of California), Mary Lovely (Professor of Economics, Syracuse University), Patrick Leblond (Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs;, University of Ottawa), Rebecca Henderson (CEO, Randstad Sourceright), Ann Harrison (William H. Wurster Professor of Multinational Management; Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy; Author of “The Factory-Free Economy: Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry”, The Wharton School, Unniversity of Pennsylvania), and Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University) on the Monday, June 4, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Monday, June 4, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: May 29, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Jane McAlevey (Author of “No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age”), Federiga Bindi (Sr. Fellow; Jean Monnet Chair, University of Rome Tor Vergata, SAIS Johns Hopkins), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Dennis Culhane (Professor, University of Pennsylvania), and Farai Chideya (Journalist) on the Tuesday, May 29, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: February 28, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Jesse Holland (Author of “The Black Panther: Who Is The Black Panther?”), Susan Ronald (Author), Hank Boyd Esq. (Clinical Professor of Marketing, University of Maryland (Robert H. Smith School of Business)), Sree Sreenivasan (Digital and social media consultant, Center10 Consulting LLC), Michelle Egan (Professor, School of International Service; Global Fellow, Wilson Center, American University), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), and Americus Reed (Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School) on the Wednesday, February 28, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: January 2, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Reed Shuldiner (Alvin L. Snowiss Professor of Law; Co-Director, Center for Tax Law and Policy, Penn Law), Daniel Hemel (Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago School of Law), Daniel Kelemen (Professor of Political Science, Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Rick Edmonds (Media Business Analyst, Poynter Institute), Robert Field (Professor of Law and Public Health; Lecturer in Health Care Management at Wharton, Drexel University’s Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health), John Carroll (Assistant Professor, Mass Communication, Boston University), Michael Knoll (Theodore K. Warner Professor of Law & Professor of Real Estate; Co-Director, Deputy Dean of Center for Tax Law and Policy, University Of Pennsylvania, Penn Law), and Mark Pauly (Bendheim Professor, Professor of Health Care Management , Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania) on the Tuesday, January 2, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: July 10, 2017

Host Dan Loney is joined by Mugambi Jouet (Law Professor; Author of “Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and From Each Other”, Stanford University), Andrew Kuchins (Senior Fellow and Research Professor, Georgetown University), David Keith (Mitsui Career Development Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Rudra Sil (Professor of Political Science and the SAS Director of the Huntsman Program in International Studies & Business, Univeristy of Pennsylvania), Avery Goldstein (Professor of Global Politics and Internation Relations, University of Pennsylvania), John Paul MacDuffie (Professor of Management; Director of the Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation (PVMI), the Wharton School; Wharton’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management), and Minyuan Zhao (Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School) on the Monday, July 10, 2017 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Monday, July 10, 2017

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