Chris Ansell

766 Barrows Hall 

University of California Berkeley, CA 

(510) 642-2263

cansell@berkeley.edu

Professor Ansell received his B.A. in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia in 1979 and worked at the US Office of Technology Assessment from 1979 through 1984. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 1993. His fields of interest include organization theory, political sociology, public administration, and Western Europe. He has served as a consulting editor for the American Journal of Sociology and as an Associate Editor of the Encyclopedia of Governance (Sage). He won the 1999-2000 Distinguished Teaching Award from the Division of Social Sciences.