Carolyn Warner

Carolyn Warner’s research areas are religion and politics, and the political economy of corruption in the European Union. She holds a PhD from Harvard University and a BA from the University of California San Diego and teaches Political Science at Arizona State Unversity. Her current research includes an NSF-funded interdisciplinary project on religion and conflict, which was facilitated by a seed grant from the ASU Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict; a project on the politics of mosques and Islamic burial areas in public cemeteries in France and Switzerland; and a project on organized crime and corruption. She has been a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University, a Fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Stanford University and a Visiting Professor at Harvard University. Her research on Muslim organizations in Europe (co-authored with Manfred Wenner) has been published in Perspectives on Politics (Sept. 2006) and her book, The Best System Money Can Buy: Corruption in the European Union, was published with Cornell (2007). She has published Confessions of an Interest Group: the Catholic Church and Political Parties in Europe (Princeton), as well as articles in various journals.