Richard F. Doner

Goodrich C. White Professor Emeritus

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Political Science

1555 Dickey Drive
Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia 30322


  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkley, 1987
  • M.A., Chinese Studies, Stanford University
  • B.A., Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


General research interest: comparative political economy of economic development, especially in Southeast Asia.

Current research: political economy of automobile industrialization in East Asia; politics of upgrading in Southeast Asian rubber industries; labor, informality and economic upgrading in Southeast Asia.

Teaching: politics of Southeast Asia; political economy of development; labor and development; cooperation and conflict; qualitative methods.