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Suzanne Berger

Suzanne Berger is Dorman-Starbuck Professor of Political Science at MIT. She works in comparative politics and political economy. Her most recent book is Making in America: From Innovation to Market (2013). Her past publications include Peasants Against Politics (1972), The French Political System (1974), Dualism and Discontinuity in Industrial Societies (with M. Piore, 1980), Organizing Interests in Western Europe (editor, 1983), National Diversity and Global Capitalism (with R. Dore, 1984), Notre première mondialisation: 1870–1914 (2003), and How We Compete (2005). She is director of the MIT-France Program and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Her current work is on the impact of globalization on the domestic, political, and economic structures of advanced industrial countries. She co-chairs the MIT Production in the Innovation Economy Commission.


  • Raphael Dorman-Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University