Curriculum Vitae
Raymond F. Hopkins
Richter Professor of Political Science
Swarthmore College


born February 15, 1939
two children


Department of Political Science
Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081-1397
308 Ogden Avenue
Swarthmore, PA


Ohio Wesleyan University B.A. 1960 Philosophy
Yale University Divinity School 1961 Theology
Ohio State University M.A. 1963 Political Science
Yale University M.A., Ph.D. 1968 Political Science


Phi Beta Kappa
Pi Sigma Alpha
Distinction on Ph.D. Dissertation
Executive Committee, American Political Science Association, 1992-94
Executive Committee, IO Section, International Studies Association, 1993-6

Fellowships and Grants:

National Defense Education Fellow (1961-63)
Yale International Relations Grant
Danforth Teaching Intern (1963-67)
Foreign Area Fellow (1965-67)
Social Science Research Council (1969)
The American Philosophical Society (1971)
National Endowment for the Humanities (1973)
Guggenheim Fellow (1974)
Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (1975)
Rockefeller Fellow in International Conflict (1979)
Heinz Endowment (1982)
German Marshall Fund Fellow (1986)
Pew Faculty Fellowship, Harvard (1993)
Fulbright Fellowship (1995 - Italy: Distinguished Chair, International Economics)
Lang Faculty Fellowship (1998-99)


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Formal Positions:

Department of Political Science, Swarthmore College, 1967-; Professor, 1978-.


2000-01 Acting Chair, Department of Political Science
1998-99 Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
1989-96 Director, Public Policy Program
1987-90 Chair, Department of Political Science
1984-88 Director, Food Policy Program
1984-85 Visiting Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C.
1983-84 Acting Chair, Department of Political Science
1982-83 Visiting Scholar, Food Research Institute, Stanford University
1975 Research Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
1974-75 Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.
1973-74 Director, Center for Social and Policy Studies
1971 Research Associate, University of Nairobi, Kenya
1970-71 Visiting Research Associate, Indiana University
1969 Research Associate, Summer, Harvard University, Center for International Affairs
1968 Visiting Scholar, Summer, University of Michigan
1965-66 Research Associate, University College, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1964 Summer, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency--Special Study on Europe directed by Karl Deutsch
1963 Summer, Special study of Federal Reserve System, commissioned by Hon. Wright Patman, directed by Harvey Mansfield
1962 Intern, Summer, Ohio Democratic Headquarters, work on Governor DiSalle's re-election campaign
1960-61 Assistant Pastor, Newfield Methodist Church; Aide, Yale Psychiatric Institute

Temporary Teaching Appointments:

Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1976, 1977, 1979.
Visiting Professor of Political Science, Columbia University, 1980.
Visiting Professor of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 1985.
Visiting Fulbright Distinguished Chair in International Economics, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy, 1995.

Testimony before Congress:

House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa, 1986.
House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agricultural Research and Environment, 1989.
House Select Committee on Hunger, "Restructuring Food Aid: Time for a Change?" Hearing held in Washington, D.C., June 22, 1989, Serial No. 101-9 (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989).
House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on International Economic Policy and Trade, "Improving Food Aid: The Rationale for Reform in PL480," Washington, D.C., April 18, 1990.

Research and Professional Service:

Board of Editors, Simulation & Games, 1977-1980.
Board of Editors, Comparative Strategy, 1979-1987.
Board of Editors, International Political Economy Yearbook, 1984-2000.


U.S. State Department, 1977-78.
U.S. Agency for International Development, 1979-83, 1988-94.
World Food Programme (Rome), 1985-86, 1990-91, 1994-96.
Food and Agricultural Organization (Rome), 1983-87.
World Bank, 1988-1992.
CARE, 1979, 1993, 2000.

Spring 2000