Vincent Ferraro

The Ruth C. Lawson Professor of International Politics
Mount Holyoke College

AB, Dartmouth College; MIA, Columbia University; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 


103 Skinner Hall,
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA  01075 U.S.A.
(413) 538-2669
FAX: (413) 538-2512

Support for this page came from the Hewlett International Studies Grant to Mount Holyoke College. I wish to thank the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for their generous assistance. I also want to acknowledge the help I have received from Christine Gora and Urszula Sedzikowski, two extraordinarily capable and congenial colleagues.

Curriculum vitae

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Papers and Speeches

Convocation Address, "Overcoming Fear," Mount Holyoke College, 6 September 2006

"A cease-fire won't get Israel what it wants," Newsday, 30 July 2006

Baccalaureate Address, Mount Holyoke College, South hadley, MA 101075, 27 May 2006

"Overextended, the US gets real," Newsday, 12 March 2006

Keynote Address, "The Bush Doctrine: Did America Change or Did the World Change," Annual Conference on Global Issues, Manchester Community College, Manchester Community College, 25 October 2003

"Another Motive for Iraq War: Stabilizing Oil Market," Hartford Courant, 12 August 2003

"Globalizing Weakness: Is Global Poverty a Threat to the Interests of States?" Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Environmental Change and Security, 8 August 2003

"Ideals And International Relations," A Talk to the Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, New Hampshire, 3 March 2003

"Saving the World," Convocation Address at the Pomfret Shool, Pomfret, CT, 14 September 2002

"The Myth of Engagement: America as an Isolationist World Power," A Talking Paper Prepared for the Five College International Relations Program, South Hadley, MA, April 2002

"The Global Trading System," Vincent Ferraro, Ana Cristina Santos, and Julie Ginocchio

Vincent Ferraro, "The 'Seed of Enlightenment' and Humanity's Future," International Studies Review, Vol. 4, Issue 1 (Spring 2002)

"Dependency Theory: An Introduction," South Hadley, MA, July 1996

The Policy Implications of Global Economic Inequity, A Talk Delivered to the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies 1996 Summer Faculty Institute on World Security Affairs, Friday, 14 June 1996

Vincent Ferraro, "The Challenge of Tradition," A Talk to the Mount Holyoke College European Alumnae Council, Amsterdam, 22 March 1997

"Global Debt and Third World Development" by Vincent Ferraro and Melissa Rosser in World Security: Challenges for a New Century, edited by Michael Klare and Daniel Thomas (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994), pp. 332-355

"How the New Information Technologies have Changed my Ideas About Teaching," A Talk Given to the Library and Information Technologies Service, Mount Holyoke College, 13 April 1998

"Current Problems in American Foreign Policy," A Talk Given to the Mount Holyoke Alumnae, 22 May 1998,Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075

Ann E. Chenier and Vincent Ferraro, "The Political Economy of the International Monetary Fund: The Politics of Adjustment," Prepared for delivery at the 1993 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Hyatt Regency, Acapulco, Mexico, 23-27 March 1993


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Date of last edit: 1 February 2010