Jeffrey A. Hart

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Jeffrey A. Hart
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Jeffrey A. Hart
Born Jeffrey Allen Hart
(1947-12-29) December 29, 1947 (age 69)
New Kensington, PA, US
Education Swarthmore College, University of California, Berkeley
Occupation Political Scientist
Known for International Political Economy
Spouse(s) Joan Goldhammer Hart
Parent(s) Edwin Hart, Enez Hart

Jeffrey A. Hart (born December 29, 1947) is professor of Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington, whose research deals mainly with international politics and International Political Economy. His more recent work deals with the politics of competition in high technology industries.

Early life and career[edit]

Born December 29, 1947, in New Kensington, Pennsylvania where he attended public schools.

From 1965 to 1969, he attended Swarthmore College where he majored in political science and mathematics. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1975. His doctoral dissertation was entitled "Graph Theoretical Models of International Relations".

His first teaching position was at Princeton University where he taught from 1973 until 1980.

From 1980 to 1981, he was a professional staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda for the Eighties, located in Washington, D.C. and serving under President Jimmy Carter.[1]

Hart joined the faculty of Indiana University, Department of Political Science, in 1981.

Most of his research over decades has been on the politics of international economic competitiveness in the advanced industrial nations. Between 1996 and 2001, he collaborated with Stefanie Lenway and Tom Murtha at the University of Minnesota on the world flat panel display industry. This research was supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. In 2001, he completed a project on globalization in collaboration with Aseem Prakash that resulted in the publication of three edited volumes. In 2004, he published a book on the politics of high definition television (HDTV).



  1. ^ A National Agenda for the Eighties : Report of the President’s Commission for a National Agenda for the Eighties, Washington D.C. : The Commission : For sale by The Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1980.

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