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Suzanne Berger

Faculty Associate


Suzanne Berger

Suzanne Berger is the inaugural John M. Deutch Institute Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Her current research focuses on politics and globalization. She recently co-chaired the MIT Production in the Innovation Economy project, and in September 2013 published Making in America: From Innovation to Market. She created the MIT International Science and Technology Initiative, and participated in the 1989 Made in America project at MIT. She wrote Made By Hong Kong and Global Taiwan (with Richard K. Lester). She is the author of Notre Première Mondialisation and How We Compete.

Her earlier work focused on political development (Peasants Against Politics) and the organization of interests (Dualism and Discontinuity in Industrial Societies and Organizing Interests in Western Europe).

Berger served as head of the MIT Department of Political Science, founding chair of the SSRC Committee on West Europe, and vice president of the American Political Science Association. She has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The French government has awarded her the Palmes Academiques, Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Merite and the Légion d'Honneur.

This information is accurate for the time period that the faculty associate is affiliated with CES.


  • John M. Deutch Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University