Margaret Peters is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Yale University.  She is also a resident faculty fellow at the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and a faculty fellow at the Leitner Program in Comparative and International Political Economy and at the MacMillan Center.


Prior to coming to Yale, she was an Assistant Professor and Thrice Family Scholar at the  University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Her research focuses broadly on international political economy with a special focus on the politics of migration.  She earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2011.  Her dissertation on the relationship between trade and capital policy and immigration policy won the American Political Science Association’s Helen Dwight Reid award for the best dissertation on international relations, law and politics.  Her work has appeared in International Organization, World Politics, and International Interactions. She teaches classes on international political economy and migration. 


D236 Institute for Social and Policy Studies
77 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511
2015-2016 Office Hours: By appointment

Email: margaret (dot) peters (at) yale.edu
Twitter: @MigrationNerd
Phone: 203-432-1045
P.O. Box 208301
New Haven, CT 06520-8301