- B.A., Brandeis University, 1985
- M.A, African Area Studies, U.C.L.A., 1989
- Ph.D., Government, Harvard, 2001
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics, received her B.A. from Brandeis University, M.A. from U.C.L.A., and her Ph.D. from Harvard University. Fuchs’s main teaching interests are European social policy and the origins of the welfare state; political development of Western Europe; democratization in comparative perspective; and political regimes. She is currently working on a book manuscript that examines, based on extensive archival research, the development of protective labor policies (e.g., child labor laws, industrial safety) in 19th-century Britain and France, with a special emphasis on the labor inspectorate. Fuchs has published in Theory and Society,Politics & Society, and H-France.