Patrick Egan Associate Professor Department of Political Science Tulane University

Patrick Egan

Associate Professor
Associate Chair
Office Hours: Thursdays 10:00am - 12:00pm, Norman Mayer 323


Patrick Egan is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chair in the Political Science department at Tulane University. He teaches courses and conducts research on the politics of monetary regimes, multinational corporations and development, and other international political economy topics. 

He earned a B.S. from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in 1999 and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2011. His research has been published in Latin American Politics and Society, International Interactions, and Review of International Political Economy. His book is on the political and institutional determinants of innovative foreign direct investment in emerging economies, and is from MIT Press. 

Patrick is from Clemson, South Carolina and lives in New Orleans.


  • POLS7112 - Research Methods I
  • POLI2500 - International Relations
  • POLS7311 - Advanced Issues in the Political Economy of Development
  • POLI3520 - International Organization
  • POLS2010 - Scope and Methods of Political Science