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Professor Suzanne Berger

Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Suzanne Berger is Raphael Dorman-Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

She co-chaired the MIT Production in the Innovation Economy Commission, a twenty-member faculty group studying innovation and manufacturing in industrial countries. The reports of the PIE Commission were published in Making in America: From Innovation to Market (MIT Press, 2013) and Production in the Innovation Economy (MIT Press, 2014). Professor Berger is also author of How We Compete: What Companies Around the World Are Doing To Make It in Today’s Global Economy, Organizing Interests in West Europe, National Diversity and Global Capitalism, Made by Hong Kong, and many articles. 

She served as Head of the MIT Department of Political Science and Director of the MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives. She chaired the International Committee on Orientation and Strategy at Collège de France and is a member of the Research Council of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. She was a member of the BNP Paribas Board of Directors, 2007-2011. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has received the Légion d’Honneur.

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