Alan Wiseman
Alan Wiseman

Visiting Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

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Alan Wiseman is a Visiting Associate Professor in the Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department at the Kellogg School of Management and an Associate Professor of Political Science and Law (by courtesy) at Vanderbilt University. He received his PhD in Political Economics from the Stanford University GSB, and has previously served as a visiting economic scholar in the Bureau of Economics at the United States Federal Trade Commission. He has research and research and teaching interests in American political institutions and positive political economy, focusing on legislative and electoral politics, regulation, bureaucratic politics, and business and public policy.

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Ph.D., 2001, Business (Political Economics), Stanford University, Stanford University
M.A., 1999, Political Science, Stanford University
B.A., 1996, Economics-History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Summa Cum Laude
B.A., 1996, Political Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Summa Cum Laude

Academic Positions
Associate Professor, Political Science and Law, Vanderbilt University, 2010-present
Associate Professor, Political Science, The Ohio State University, 2008-2010
Visiting Associate Professor, Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2008-2008
Assistant Professor, Political Science, The Ohio State University, 2002-2008

Other Professional Experience
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Vanderbilt University, 2010-present
Director, SBS Undergraduate Public Policy Minor, The Ohio State University, 2007-2010
Visiting Scholar, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission, 2001-2002
Economic Research Analyst, Federal Trade Commission, 1999-2000

Honors and Awards
Visiting Scholar, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 2012
Artinian Travel Award, Southern Political Science Association, 2005

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Research Interests
American Political Institutions Formal Theory and Quantitative Methods Positive Political Economy Legislative Politics Bureaucracy and Regulatory Politics

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