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German & Scandinavian Studies, Deparment of Languages and Literatures


Eric Einhorn
Adjunct Professor of German & Scandinavian Studies Professor of Political Science

Contact Information
Location: Thompson Hall
Phone: (413) 545-2438
Email: einhorn[at]

Research Interests
Comparative politics and policy; Western Europe; Scandinavia

Ph.D., Harvard University

Current and Recent Courses
Comparative Public Policy European Politics Comparative Foreign Policies Modern Scandinavia

Selected Publications
ìSocial Defense and National Security: the Globalized the Danish Welfare State,î in Danish Foreign Policy Yearbook 2006
ìDenmark: Euro-Pragmatism in Practice,î in The European Union and the Member States, 2nd ed. Edited by E. Zeff and E. Pirro. (2006)
ìLiberalism and Social Democracy in Western Europeî in Comparative Democracy and Democratization, H.J. Wiarda, ed. (2001)
National Security and Post-War Politics in Denmark (1975). Co-author with John Logue: Modern Welfare States: Politics and Policy in Social Democratic Scandinavia (rev. ed. 2003)
ìScandinavia,î in European Politics. Edited by C.Hay and A. Menon. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
"Scandinavia: Still the Middle Way?" in Europe Today, edited by R. Tiersky (rev. ed. 2007).