Susanne Lohmann is Professor of Political Science, Public Policy, and Human Complex System and Director of the Center for
Governance at UCLA. Professor Lohmann received her Ph.D. in economics and political economy from Carnegie Mellon
University in 1991. She taught at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business before joining UCLA in 1993. Professor
Lohmann was John M. Olin Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University; Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, also at Carnegie Mellon University; James and Doris McNamara Fellow at Stanford University; John M. Olin Fellow at the University of Southern California; Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences; and Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Professor Lohmann’s articles on collective action and central banking have appeared in American Economic Review, American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, World Politics, International Organization, and other leading social science journals. Her current research focus is the political economy of research universities and higher education. Professor
Lohmann is completing a book titled How Universities Think: The Hidden Work of a Complex Institution, which is under contract
with Cambridge University Press. She teaches courses on ethics and governance. Professor Lohmann is the recipient of two teaching awards.