Susanne Wengle

Assistant Professor of Political Science; concurrent assistant professor in the Keough School of Global Affairs

415 Decio Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556

(574) 631-4734
susanne.wengle@nd.edu

Susanne Wengle


Areas of expertise: Comparative and international political economy; post-Soviet transitions, especially Russia; food and agricultural systems


Susanne Wengle holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley. Before coming to Notre Dame, she conducted research and taught at the University of Chicago.

Wengle’s research focuses on the politics of markets regulations. Her book Post-Soviet Power: State-led Development and Russia’s Marketization (2015, Cambridge University Press) examines the political economy of newly created electricity markets in Russia. Wengle also has conducted research on welfare reforms and the politics of expertise in post-Soviet Russia. She currently is studying agriculture and food production in Russia and the United States.

Wengle’s articles have appeared in Governance & Regulation, Studies in Comparative International Development, Economy and Society, Europe-Asia Studies, the Chicago Policy Review and the Russian Analytical Digest. She also has contributed to the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog.