Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Chairperson, Section on Economic Sociology, American Sociological Association, 2018-19
Co-winner, 2011 best book award of the Global and Transnational Section of the American Sociological Association, for Behind the Development Banks: Washington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations (Chicago: 2009).
Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., 2005-06.
Babb, Sarah. 2020. Regulating Human Research: IRBs from Peer Review to Compliance Bureaucracy . Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press.
Kentikelenis, Alexander and Sarah Babb. 2019. “The Making of Neoliberal Globalization: Norm Substitution and the Politics of Clandestine Institutional Change.” American Journal of Sociology 124(6): 1720-62. Read the abstract.
Babb, Sarah and Nitsan Chorev. 2016. “International Organizations: Loose and Tight Coupling in the Development Regime.” Studies in Comparative and International Development 51 (1): 81-102. Read the abstract.
Babb, Sarah. 2013. “The Washington Consensus as Transnational Policy Paradigm: Its Origins, Trajectory and Likely Successor.” Review of International Political Economy 20 (2): 1-30. Read the abstract.
Babb, Sarah. 2009. Behind the Development Banks: Washington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Chorev, Nitsan and Sarah Babb. 2009. “The Crisis of Neoliberalism and the Future of International Institutions: The IMF and the WTO in Comparative Perspective.” Theory and Society 38: 459-484. Read the abstract.
Babb, Sarah. 2007. “Embeddedness, Inflation, and International Regimes: The IMF in the Early Postwar Period.” American Journal of Sociology 113: 128-64. Read the document.
Fourcade-Gourinchas, Marion and Sarah Babb. 2002. “The Rebirth of the Liberal Creed: Paths to Neoliberalism in Four Countries.” American Journal of Sociology 108(3): 533-79.
Babb, Sarah. 2001. Managing Mexico: Economists from Nationalism to Neoliberalism. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.