Daniel Carpenter

Freed Professor of Government

Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Address:

Department of Government
Center for Government and International Studies [CGIS]
Harvard University
Cambridge , Massachusetts 02138 USA

Director, Center for American Political Studies
Director, Social Science Academic Ventures, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Curriculum Vita

dcarpenter@gov.harvard.edu

Other Affiliated Institutions:

École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France [Professeur Invité, Spring 2014]

Sciences Po Strasbourg, Institut d'Études Politiques, Strasbourg, France [Enseignant-Chercheur Visitant, 2011-2012; Professeur Invité, 2012 - ]

Interview with Sciences Po, Spring 2012 (pdf)

Research Scholar, The Tobin Project, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Research

Recent Writings

"When Canvassers Became Activists: Antislavery Petitioning and the Political Mobilization of American Women," with Colin D. Moore. Forthcoming, American Political Science Review.

Book: Preventing Regulatory Capture, with David Moss (Cambridge University Press, 2013)

La pétition antiesclavagiste américaine au 19eme siècle -- Leçons et possibilités de recherches comparatives [presented at conference "Pétitionner," Paris, March 2013]

Anxieties of Soliciting Empire: Transformations of the Petition Across Languages and Peoples in the Saint Lawrence Valley and the Gulf of Maine, 1740-1840

The Complications of Controlling Agency Time Discretion: FDA Deadlines and Postmarket Drug Safety [American Journal of Political Science, 2012]

Is Health Politics Different? [Annual Review of Political Science, 2012]

Bioequivalence: The Regulatory Career of a Pharmaceutical Concept [Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 2011]

A Unique Researcher Identifier for the Physician Payments Sunshine Act [Journal of the American Medical Association, 2011]

Political Institutions & North American Political History

Studies in American Political Development

The Petition and Republican Government [NEH Digitization Project on Digitization of Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Petitions]

The State and Capitalism since 1800 (seminar)

Political Economy of Government Regulation

Pharmaceutical Regulation: FDA PROJECT

Book: Reputation and Power: Organizational Image and Pharmaceutical Regulation at the FDA (Princeton, 2010) [see data and other particulars at the FDA Project page or book page for this site.]

Book: Preventing Regulatory Capture, with David Moss (Cambridge University Press, 2013)

Financial Safety and Consumer Protection Regulation

Bureaucratic Politics and Organization

Stochastic Models of Behavioral/Bounded Rationality

Placebo Learning and Placebo Effects

Media Behavior and Agenda Setting

Errata

Fly Fishing Page and Photos

Teaching

Fall 2013

Government 3001 -- Approaches to Politics [syllabus]

American Politics Research Workshop [GOVT 3004]

Spring 2014

The Theory and Practice of Republican Government [United States & the World 20]

American Politics Research Workshop [GOVT 3004]

Fall 2012

The Development of Political Institutions and Organizations, 1650-1860 [GOVT 94hk]

The Politics and Behavior of Bureaucratic Organizations [GOVT 2500; Graduate Course]

Spring 2010

Bureaucratic Politics: Military, Government, Economic and Social Organizations [GOVT 1521]

Advanced Topics in Health Policy [GOVT 1597]


Others Previously Taught:

The Development of Political Institutions and Organizations, 1650-1860 [GOVT 2515]

Introduction to American Government [GOVT 30] [Undergraduate]

The Political Economy of Government Regulation [GOVT 2332] [Graduate]

Development of American Political Institutions, 1865-1945

Stochastic Models of Political Economy (Graduate Methods Course)