Alexander Reisenbichler

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SS 3049

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  • Comparative Politics
  • Public Policy
  • International Relations


  • B.A., University of Leipzig, Germany
  • M.A., George Washington University
  • Ph.D., George Washington University

Alexander Reisenbichler

Assistant Professor


Alexander is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and research coordinator of the Joint Initiative of German and European Studies (JIGES) at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. His work explores the politics of housing, financial, and labor markets in advanced economies, with regional specializations in Western Europe and the United States. His book project investigates the political economy of housing capitalism in the United States and Germany from a comparative, historical perspective. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Comparative Politics, Politics & Society, the Review of International Political Economy, Socio-Economic Review, West European Politics, and Foreign Affairs.
During the 2021-2022 academic year, he will be John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University.

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