Katerina Linos

Katerina Linos

JD'06 and PhD in Political Science, 2007.
Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law.
Co-Director, Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law.
Katerina Linos

Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, 2006-2009.

Named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow, 2017.

The Democratic Foundations of Policy DiffusionKaterina Linos's first book, The Democratic Foundations of Policy Diffusion examines how health, family, and employment laws spread across countries. Oxford University Press, 2013.

  • Winner of the 2014 APSA Giovanni Sartori Prize for best book on qualitative methods.
  • Winner of the 2014 ISA Chadwick Alger Prize for best book on international organization and multilateralism.
  • Winner of the 2014 Peter Katzenstein Prize  for outstanding first book in international relations or comparative politics.
  • Selected among the Best Books of 2013 on Western Europe by Foreign Affairs.

Awarded Larry Neal Prize for Excellence in EU Scholarship 2011.

Awarded Harvard University Senator Charles M Sumner Prize for the best dissertation “from the legal, political, historical, economic, social, or ethnic approach, dealing with any means or measures tending toward the prevention of war and the establishment of universal peace," 2007.


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