Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 5

05:10am, Thursday, March 05, 2015

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Thursday, March 5 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather throughout the region.

When the university declares a change to its operating status, employees classified as Designated On-Site are required to report to and/or remain at work, employees classified as Essential are generally expected to telecommute, and employees classified as Non-Essential are not required to work unless directed to do so by a supervisor.

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Emmanuel J. Teitelbaum

Emmanuel J. Teitelbaum

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Monroe 411
Phone: 202-994-9125
Fax: 202-994-5477

Areas of Expertise

Comparative politics, South Asian politics, political economy of development, political economy of labor.


Professor Teitelbaum’s teaching and research interests include comparative politics, South Asian politics, the political economy of development and the political economy of labor. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and his B.A. from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. He has published articles in Comparative Political Studies, the Journal of Development Studies and Critical Asian Studies, and his research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Fulbright Foundation and the Social Science Research Council. Professor Teitelbaum's doctoral dissertation, "Mobilizing Restraint: Unions and the Politics of Economic Development in South Asia" was awarded the American Political Science Association's Gabriel A. Almond Award for best dissertation in comparative politics.


Ph.D., Cornell University, 2006



Professor Teitelbaum is currently writing a series of articles and a book manuscript on how trade union political affiliations affect worker protest and, ultimately, the pace of economic development in South Asia.