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Erik Jones, Prof

Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies

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Political Economy


Professor Jones is co-editor of Government & Opposition and a contributing editor of Survival. His commentary has appeared in numerous outlets including the Financial Times, New York Times, USA Today, and other major newspapers across Europe and North America.

Language Skills

  • French (conversant)
  • Italian (conversant)
  • Dutch (conversant)
  • German (basic)
  • Bosnian (passive)


Erik Jones is Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, and Director of European and Eurasian Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University. He is also a Senior Research Associate at the Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale in Milan. Professor 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 volume 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 standard reference works such as The Oxford Handbook of the European Union (2012) and The Oxford Handbook of Italian Politics (2015).