Ferwerda is a former graduate affiliate of the Center for European Studies. He is an Assistant Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. His current research addresses issues of decentralization and immigration, with a regional focus on Europe. In his dissertation and book project, he investigate the consequences of devolving control over re distributive policy to local governments. Other work appears in the American Political Science Review and Electoral Studies. He received my PhD in Political Science from MIT in September 2015. Before graduate school, he attended Cornell University and worked at the hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co.
Assistant Professor of Government, Dartmouth College