S. M. Amadae

S. M. Amadae

University Lecturer in Politics; 2019-2020 Berggruen Fellow

Biography

S. M. Amadae is conducting research on how neoliberal capitalism anticipates the political illiberalism which stoke national populism. She is currently a University Lecturer in Politics at the University of Helsinki, Finland and is studying the Nordic welfare model as a non-utopian alternative to neoliberal forms of political economy. She also holds appointments of Associate Professor of International Political Economy in Politics at Swansea University, Wales; and Research Affiliate in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT. Her publications include Prisoners of Reason: Game Theory and Neoliberal Political Economy (Cambridge University Press 2016) and the award-winning Rationalizing Capitalist Democracy: Cold War Origins of Rational Choice Liberalism (University of Chicago Press, 2003).