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Kevin Young

Kevin Young

Professional Title: 

Associate Professor of Political Science


Thompson 538


Office Hours: 

Spring 2019: On paternity leave


PhD, London School of Economics; MRes, London School of Economics; MA Carleton University; BA, Trent University


My research focuses on issues germane to international political economy, in particular the politics of financial regulation, transnational policy networks, and the role of private business in shaping global governance. I am particularly interested in analyzing the ways in which regulatory policy is affected by networks of elites and interest groups.


Classes I teach:

Polsci 359 ~ International Political Economy

Polsci 388 ~ Corporate Lobbying in the Global Economy

Polsci 290 ~ Power, Privilege and Inequality on a Global Scale

Polsci 792 ~ Money and Power

Polsci 791 ~ Political Inquiry

Area of Study: 

  • International relations

Curriculum Vitae: 

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  • Financial regulation; lobbying; elite networks; organized business in politics


  • Political Science