Prof. Orfeo Fioretos

Portrait Foto Prof. Orfeo Fioretos (Foto Fioretos)
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Former Visiting Researcher of the Research Unit


Orfeo Fioretos is a professor at the Temple University, Philadelphia, the Department of Political Science, where he offers courses in political economy and international relations. He was a guest at the WZB unit Global Governance from late May until mid-August 2014. During his stay, he worked on his research project regarding the relationship between diverse forms of capitalism and global governance, as well as presenting his paper on “Germany and Global Negotiations After Financial Crisis”.

Selected Publications

Creative Reconstructions: Multilateralism and European Varieties of Capitalism After 1950. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2011.

The Oxford Handbook of Historical Institutionalism, edited by Orfeo Fioretos, Tulia Falleti, and Adam Sheingate. London and New York: Oxford University Press, planned for 2015.

Origins of Embedded Orthodoxy: International Cooperation and Political Unity in Greece, European Political Science 12, 2013: 305-319.  [doi:10.1057/eps.2012.36]

Historical Institutionalism in International Relations, International Organization 65 (2), 2011: 367-399. (Journal’s second most downloaded article 2012.)

Capitalist Diversity and the International Regulation of Hedge Funds, Review of International Political Economy 17 (4) 2010: 696-723.