Erica Gould


Erica Gould is the Director of the International Relations Honors Program at Stanford University. She is a political scientist whose research has centered mainly around the question of how international organizations are controlled.

Her publications include Money Talks: The International Monetary Fund, Conditionality and Supplementary Financiers (Stanford University Press, 2006), as well as articles in International Organization and several edited volumes. She is currently working on a project concerning international organizational decision-making rules. At Stanford, Erica has taught courses on international organizations, international political economy, honors thesis writing, and other topics in international relations.

She was previously on the faculty at the University of Virginia, has taught courses at Johns Hopkins University and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow), and has lectured widely on her research on international organizations.

Erica received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University and her B.A. from Cornell University.