Matthew A. Shapiro, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Political Science
- Science & technology policy, international relations & global political economy, comparative politics, Northeast Asia
- Ph.D., University of Southern California, Political Economy and Public Policy (2008)
- M.A., University of Southern California, Economics (2006)
- M.A.,, Yonsei University, Korean Studies (2001)
- B.A., University of California-San Diego, Political Science (1994)
Research & Major Accomplishments
Dr. Matthew A. Shapiro is an Assistant Professor of Political Science. He was trained in political science, economics, and public policy at the University of California at San Diego (B.A.) and the University of Southern California (M.A. & Ph.D). He also earned an M.A. in Korean Studies at Yonsei University’s Graduate School of International Studies in Seoul, having won a Woojung Scholarship to study there. Dr. Shapiro has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on public-private collaboration on R & D (research and development) in Northeast Asia. Before completing his dissertation in Los Angeles and coming to Chicago and IIT, Prof. Shapiro served as an instructor in the Department of Economics at California State University at Long Beach during the 2006-07 academic year. He teaches courses in research methods, public policy, political economy, and Asian politics for the Department of Social Sciences.
"The Triple Helix Paradigm in Korea and Taiwan: A Test for New Forms of Capital," in Mohammed Saad and Girma Zawdie’s (Eds) Theory and Practice of Triple Helix Model in Developing Countries, Routledge. (2011)
w/ Matthew Haigh, Environmental Policy and Financial Institutions (report for the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs): pp. 103 (2011)
w/ Matthew Haigh, Investor Demand for Corporate Sustainability Reporting (report for the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs): 86pp. The contents of this report were tabled at the UK Parliament in November 2010 and published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ in the report The contribution that reporting of greenhouse gas emissions makes to the UK meeting its climate change objectives: a review of the current evidence (Report presented to Parliament pursuant to section 84 of the Climate Change Act 2008), (2010) pp. 31, pp. 60, available at DEFRA.
w/ Han Woo Park and Min-Ho So, "Quantifying the National Innovation System: Inter-regional Collaboration Networks in South Korea," Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Vol. 22, No. 7 (2010) pp. 845-857.
"Korea’s Environmental Sustainability Leadership in East Asia and Beyond," Korea Observer Vol. 40, No. 4 (2009), pp. 735-762.
"Evidence of the Triple Helix Paradigm in Korea: A Test for Channels of Interaction," International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 6, No. 3 (2008), pp.171-191.