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Sarah B. Bermeo, Assistant Professor of Sanford School of Public Policy and Political Science  

Office Location: 235 Sanford Inst Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 613-7349
Duke Box: 90245
Email Address: sarah.bermeo@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • International
    • Global Governance
    • Globalization
    • International Development
    • U.S. Foreign Policy

Ph.D., Princeton University, 2008
M.A., Princeton University, 2006
M.P.A., Princeton University, 2001
B.A., University of Rochester, 1997

Research Categories: International Relations, International Political Economy, Relations between Industrialized and Developing Countries, Foreign Aid, Preferntial Trade Agreements, World Trade Organization, Climate Change Funding

Research Description: My research focuses on the evolving nature of relations between industrialized and developing countries. In particular, I focus on the increasing role of underdevelopment as an international security concern. I have written on foreign aid, trade, and climate change as they relate to these broader issues.

Teaching (Spring 2017):

  • Pubpol 290s.01, Selected topics Synopsis
    Sanford 225, TuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Polsci 651s.01, Theories of ipe Synopsis
    Gross hall 105, F 08:30 AM-11:00 AM

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. S.B. Bermeo. "Aid is Not Oil: Donor Utility, Heterogeneous Aid, and the Aid-Democratization Relationship." International Organization (forthcoming). [PDF[abs]
  2. Bermeo, SB; Leblang, D. "Migration and Foreign Aid." International organization 69.03 (April, 2014): 627-657. Forthcoming, International Organization [doi]  [abs]
  3. Bermeo, SB. "Foreign Aid and Regime Change: A Role for Donor Intent." World Development 39.11 (November, 2011): 2021-2031. [S0305750X1100194X], [doi]  [abs]
  4. Davis, CL; Bermeo, SB. "Who files? Developing country participation in GATT/WTO adjudication." The journal of politics 71.3 (July, 2009): 1033-1049. [displayFulltext], [doi]  [abs]
  5. S.B. Bermeo, David Leblang, Dustin Tingley. "Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: How Donor Partisanship Shapes the Allocation of Foreign Aid."   (2011). [PDF[abs]
  6. S.B. Bermeo. "Development and Strategy: Aid Allocation in an Interdependent World."   (2010). [PDF[abs]
  7. S. Bermeo. "A $100 Billion Myth: Lessons for Climate Change Assistance from Sixty Years of ODA."   (February, 2011). [PDF[abs]

Curriculum Vitae

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