Invited Talks and Conference Presentations



“Must this Brexit Break Britain?”
  • Northwestern University (Evanston: April 2017)

“A Return to Mercantilism: The Economic Rationales for Nationalist Economic Policy”
  • University of Chicago (April 2017)

“Using Historical Methods to Trace the Influence of Ideas in Politics”
  • Northwestern University (Evanston: April 2017)
  • Sciences Po (Paris: Nov 2016)
  • Cambridge University (Cambridge: Dec 2015)
  • Oxford University (Oxford: Oct 2015)

“Together at the Coalface: When, Why, and How Theorists Influence Policymakers”
  • University of Wisconsin (Madison: May 2016)

“The 2016 U.S. Election: Implications For Europe” (Roundtable)
  • Dahrendorf Symposium (Berlin: May 2016)

“A Great Transformation: The Decline and Fall of the Gold Standard in Britain”
  • University of Warwick (May 2016)
  • Cambridge University (April 2016)

“The Austerity of 1925: Why the Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat?”
  • Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (Washington: Nov 2016)
  • Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Sept 2016)
  • British International Studies Association (Edinburgh: June 2016)
  • Texas A&M (May 2016)
  • International Political Economy Society (Stanford: Nov 2015)
  • American Political Science Association (Toronto: Sept 2009)

“Shocking Intellectual Austerity: The Role of Ideas in the Demise of the Gold Standard in Britain”
  • The University of Pennsylvania (Feb 2013; Feb 2015; Nov 2016)
  • Princeton University (Feb 2013)
  • Duke University (Nov 2012)
  • European Political Science Association (Edinburgh: June 2014)

“Keynessandra No Longer: JM Keynes, the 1931 Financial Crisis, and the Death of the Gold Standard in Britain”
  • American Political Science Association (Washington, DC: Sept 2010)
  • Cornell University (March 2015)

“Keynes, The Globalist”
  • King’s College London (Nov 2016)

“This Means (Bank) War! Corruption and Credible Commitments in the Collapse of the Second Bank of the United States”
  • Princeton University (Feb 2015)
  • American Political Science Association (Washington, DC: Aug 2014)
  • International Studies Association (Toronto: March 2014)
  • Bowdoin College (Oct 2013)
  • International Political Economy Society (Claremont Graduate School: Oct 2013)

“Before Hegemony: Adam Smith, American Independence, and the Origins of the First Era of Globalization”
  • King’s College London (Jun 2015)
  • Trinity College, Dublin (Feb 2015)
  • Queen’s University, Belfast (Feb 2015)
  • Harvard University (March 2012)
  • History of Economics Society (St. Catharines: June 2012)
  • International Studies Association (Montreal: March 2011)
  • International Political Economy Society (Harvard: Nov 2010)
  • New England Political Science Association (Newport: April 2010)

“Credit Where It’s Due: How Locke Looms Large”
  • Georgetown University (Washington: Nov 2016)

“The Creation of Britain’s Fixed Exchange Rate Regime”
  • International Political Economy Society (University of Pennsylvania: Nov 2008)