Frances McCall Rosenbluth
Frances McCall Rosenbluth was the Damon Wells Professor of Political Science at Yale University. She was a comparative political economist with a special interest in Japan. Her most recent work focused on the effects of war on politics throughout history, and on the political economy of gender inequality. Her publications include Forged Through Fire: War, Peace, and the Democratic Bargain (with John Ferejohn), Japan Transformed, and Women, Work, and Politics, which received the Victoria Schuck Prize for Best Book in Gender and Politics in 2012. She was awarded a Columbia University Presidential Fellowship, Fulbright Scholarship, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, Abe Foundation Fellowship, among other research grants. She was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2007 and served as a member of the Academy’s Council.