Professor - Political Science

Office: 541-737-6243

Bexell Hall

Bexell Hall 339

2251 SW Campus Way

2251 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
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  • PS 300: Political Analysis
  • PS 341: Politics of Western Europe and the European Union 
  • PS 342: The Politics of Corruption and Good Governance
  • PS 454: International Law and Organizations
  • SOC 516: Conducting Social Research
  • PPOL 622: Advanced Policy Analysis (Panel Modeling)

Research Interests

  • International and comparative political economy
  • West European and EU politics
  • European monetary integration
  • labor market and collective bargaining politics

Curriculum Vitae

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Brief Vita

Dr. Alison Johnston received her Master’s degree (MRes) and Ph.D. in European Political Economy from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts (in European and Swedish Studies) and Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Washington.


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School of Public Policy
My Publications


Journal Article

Johnston, AL, R Hancké, and S Pant. Comparative Institutional Advantage In Europe’s Sovereign Debt Crisis. Comparative Political Studies 48.6 (2015): n. pag. Print. Comparative Political Studies.


Journal Article

Johnston, AL et al. Sharing The Rewards, Dividing The Costs? The Electoral Consequences Of Social Pacts And Legislative Reform In Western Europe. West European Politics West European Politics (2014): 1 - 22. Print. West European Politics West European Politics.


Journal Article

Johnston, AL, and Nicholas Barr. Student Loan Reform, Interest Subsidies And Costly Technicalities: Lessons From The Uk Experience. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management 35.2 (2013): 167 - 178. Print. Journal Of Higher Education Policy And Management.


Journal Article