Suleiman's teaching and research interests are in the areas of comparative bureaucracy, policymaking, executive leadership, and U.S.and European foreign policy. He is currently conducting research on transnational bureaucratic organizations, focusing particularly on the European Union. He is the author or co author of , among other works, Politics, Power and Bureaucracy in France; Industrial Policies in Western Europe; Elites in French Society: The Politics of Survival; Presidents and Prime Ministers; Bureaucrats and Policymaking: A Comparative Perspective; Parliament and Parliamentarians in Democratic Politics; The Politics of Public Sector Reform and Privatization; and most recently, Dismantling Democratic States. He contributes articles frequently in the media on U.S. and European affairs. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Fulbright Senior Research Fellow, and has received awards from The German Marshall Fund, The American Council of Learned Societies, The Ford Foundation, the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin, and The American Academy in Berlin. He has also taught and carried out research at numerous European universities, including the European University Institute in Florence, Nuffield College, Oxford, the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris, Louvain la-Neuve in Belgium. He sits on numerous boards and commissions. Ph.D. Columbia.