Erica Owen

  • Associate Professor and Associate Dean GSPIA

Erica Owen is an associate professor and associate dean in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. Previously, she was an assistant professor at Texas A&M University (2011-2018). She has been a visiting researcher at the University of Zurich and a post-doctoral research fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University. She received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on the politics and economics of trade, global production, and automation, with emphasis on the economic well-being and political influence of workers and firms. She has published in leading policy and political science journals, including the British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and Political Science Research Methods.

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 2010