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Bennet A. Zelner

Associate Professor

Office: 
3339 Van Munching Hall
Phone: 
301-405-9637
Education: 
Ph.D., University of California
Bio: 

Bennet A. Zelner (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2001) studies the governance of economic and political relations. His primary interests include inclusive models of economic development, distributed governance, regenerative economics, and mental healthcare delivery. He also has a longstanding interest in the process of institutional change, which he has previously studied in the context of neoliberal policy reform and the diffusion of Anglo-American shareholder capitalism, and is now examining in relation to the legalization of psychedelic medicines. His research has appeared in such journals as the American Sociological Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Research Policy, and Harvard Business Review. At the Smith School, Professor Zelner teaches classes in economics and global business studies, and he also serves as the Academic Coordinator for MBA Global Business Courses.