THOMAS L. ILGEN
Title and Business
Foundation Professor of Political Studies,
Associate, Center Politics for Politics and Economics,
Tel: (909) 607-3774
FAX: (909) 621-8481
email: tilgen @pitzer.edu
Date of Birth: 13 February 1946,
and Grants: Glen Gray Memorial
National Defense Education Act,
Title IV Fellowship,
National Science Foundation Grant #PRA-7914351, "Public Policy, Carcinogens and the Chemical Industry," 1979-1981
Volkswagen Foundation Grant No. 11/35-714, 1979-1981
Research Contract, Office of Technology Assessment,
Anonymous Gift to
Mazer Grant for Faculty Research,
Hewlett Faculty Grant (
Hewlett Faculty Grant (
Teaching and Research Experience:
Visiting Assistant Professor,
Department of Government,
Assistant Professor, Department of
Research Associate, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, 1979-1985
Consultant to the Office of
The Jones Foundation Professor of
Faculty Associate, Center for
Economics and Politics,
Visiting Professor, Department of
Hard Power, Soft Power and the Future of Transatlantic
Reconfigured Sovereignty: Multi-Layered Governance in the
Global Age (
"Political and Economic Theories of International Organizations," with Patricia Dillon and Thomas Willett, in Roland Vaubel and Thomas Willett, The Political Economy of International Organizations, (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1991)
Trading Technology: Europe and
"Promoting Technology Trade: Strategies for Suppliers and Recipients," in Wolfram F. Hanrieder, ed., Technology and Security, (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1987).
Controlling Chemicals: Regulatory Politics in Europe and
Autonomy and Interdependence: United States-West European Monetary and Trade Relations, 1958-1984 (Totowa, N.J.: Roman and Allanheld Publishers, 1985).
"Between Europe and
"Better Living Through Chemistry: The Chemical Industry in the World Economy," International Organization, vol. 37, no. 4 (Autumn 1983), pp. 647-680.
Technology Transfer and Trade to the Middle East: The
Policies of Western Europe, Report to the Office of Technology Assessment,
Chemical Regulation and Cancer: A Cross-National Study of Policy and Politics, Report to the National Science Foundation (Virginia: National Technical Information Service, 1983) with Ronald Brickman and Sheila Jasanoff.
Unpublished Book Manuscripts and Papers:
“Sovereignty Reconfigured: Local and Regional Challenges to
the Nation-State in the Global Age,” April 2001. Paper delivered at the
International Studies Association Annual Meeting,
Uneasy Partners: States and Markets in the Global Economy (2000, Unpublished Book Manuscript)
"Democracy, Technology and the Public Interest,"
Paper prepared for delivery 23 January 1986 as the Inaugural Lecture of the
Jones Foundation Chair in Political Studies,
"Chemical Regulation and Expertise: The United States and Europe," Paper prepared for delivery at the 1984 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, March 27-31, Atlanta, Georgia.
"In Defense of Tinkering in the Global Economy," 1982.
"Change and the Atlantic Economic Order, 1958-1973,"
Paper prepared for delivery at the 1977 Annual Meeting of the International
American Foreign Economic Policy in Eastern Europe: The Case for a New Initiative," Paper prepared for delivery at the 1977 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, St. Louis, Missouri.
"The Politics of Economics: U.S.-West European Monetary and Trade Relations, 1958-1971," Paper prepared for delivery at the 1976 Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, San Francisco, California.
Review of Stephen Gill and David Law, The Global Political Economy in Perspective (1989)
Review of Robert Goralski and Russell W. Freeburg, Oil and War, in Perspective, vol. 16, no. 1 (Winter 1988), p. 42.
Review of David S. Painter, Oil and the American Century: The Political Economy of U.S. Foreign Oil Policy, 1941-1954 in Perspective, vol. 16, no. 1 (January/February 1987), p. 9-10.
Review of Mariluz Cortes and Peter Bocock, North-South
Technology Transfer: A Case Study of Petrochemicals in
Review of Alfred Grosser, The Western Alliance (New York: Continuum, 1980) in The American Political Science Review, vol. 75, no. 1 (March 1981), pp. 267-268.
Review of Donald W. Stever, Seabrook and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission: The Licensing of a Nuclear Power Plant (Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 1980) in Science, vol. 210, no. 4468, October 24, 1980, pp. 419-420.
Review of Wilson C. McWilliams, The Idea of
Introduction to Political Studies
International Political Economy
International Organization/Global Governance
The Political Economy of the
Science, Technology and Politics
Freshman Seminars (Political Concepts, Whither
Senior Seminars (varying subjects including The New Europe, The Strategic Defense Initiative, Vietnam, American Foreign Policy, The Future of the Nation-State, Globalization, Reconfigured Sovereignty)
Introduction to International/Intercultural Studies
International Cooperation (Graduate)
International Political Economy (Graduate)
University and College Administrative Experience:
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Department of Politics,
Honors Program Coordinator, Politics Department,
Undergraduate Advising Head, Politics Department,
Graduate Committee, Politics Department, member,
Environmental Studies Program, committee member, 1979-1981;
University Undergraduate Research Program Committee, member,
Curriculum Committee member,
External Studies Committee,
Faculty Executive Committee,
Budgetary Planning Committee,
Academic Planning Committee, Pitzer College, 1989-1990 (Chair), 1996-1998, 2001-2002, 2005-2006.
Academic Facilities Committee, Pitzer College, 1990-1994
President's Strategic Task Force, Pitzer College, 1990-1991
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Pitzer College, 1991-1993
Consultant, American Association of Colleges, "American Commitments Project", 1993-1996
Panel Member and Chair, Social Sciences, National Science Foundation, Graduate and Minority Graduate Fellowship Competition, 1990-1997
Irving Faculty Fellow, Futures Project, James Irvine Foundation, 1995-1997