Barry Eichengreen is the George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1987. He is Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London). He also is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the convener of the Bellagio Group of academics and economic officials.
In 1997-1998 Professor Eichengreen was Senior Policy Advisor at the International Monetary Fund. He has held Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships and has been a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Palo Alto) and the Institute for Advanced Study (Berlin). He was awarded the Economic History Association's Jonathan R.T. Hughes Prize for Excellence in Teaching in 2002 and the University of California at Berkeley Social Science Division's Distinguished Teaching Award in 2004. He is also the recipient of a doctor honoris causa from the American University in Paris.