Rebecca L. Perlman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Her primary field of research is international political economy, with a focus on regulation, trade, and the role of international institutions. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, and the Journal of Legal Analysis. She is currently working on a book project in which she explores how private actors leverage information in order to win preferential regulations domestically and internationally.
Professor Perlman completed her doctoral studies at Stanford University in the field of political science. Prior to enrolling at Stanford, she received a master's degree from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Her undergraduate degree is from Princeton, where she majored in politics and graduated summa cum laude and phi beta kappa.