Dr. Erin Hannah
Department Chair & Associate Professor
International Political Economy, Global Civil Society, International Trade Politics, Global Governance, Internationalization of Public Policy, Regionalism, European Union.
international relations, international political economy, global governance
- Ph.D. University of Toronto
- M.A. York University
- B.A. University of Toronto
Erin Hannah is Associate Professor of Political Science at King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. She is an international political economist specializing in global governance, trade, sustainable development, poverty and inequality, global civil society, and European Union trade politics.
Recent Awards and Distinctions
2014-2016: SSHRC Insight Development Grant, “Power, Knowledge and Resistance: The Transformative Potential of IGOs and NGOs in Global Trade” (with James Scott, King’s College London, UK)
2014-2016: British Academy Research Grant, “Intergovernmental Organizations in Global Trade Governance: Redressing Inequalities in Expert Knowledge” (with James Scott, Kings’ College London, UK)
2013-2014: King’s University College Award for Excellence in Teaching
NGOs and Global Trade: Non-State Voices in EU Trade Policymaking. (Routledge Global Institutions Series, 2016). https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415712637
Expert Knowledge in Global Trade (co-edited with Silke Trommer and James Scott). (Routledge Global Institutions Series, 2015). https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138787773
Refereed Journal Articles
“Zombies and IR: A Critical Reading,” Politics (2015), (with Rorden Wilkinson).
“The WTO in Bali: What MC9 Means for the Doha Development Agenda and Why it Matters,” Third World Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 6 (2014), (with Rorden Wilkinson and James Scott).
“The Quest for Inclusive and Accountable Governance: Embedded NGOs and Demand Driven Advocacy in the International Trade Regime,” Journal of World Trade, vol. 48, no. 3 (2014).
“NGOs and the European Union: Examining the Power of Epistemes in the EC’s TRIPS and Access to Medicines Negotiations,” Journal of Civil Society, vol. 7, no. 2 (2011): 179-206.
“Non-State Global Standard Setting and the WTO: Legitimacy and the Need for Regulatory Space,” Journal of International Economic Law, vol. 11, no. 3 (2008): 575-608, (with Steven Bernstein).
“From Palais de Nations to Centre William Rappard: Prebisch and UNCTAD as sources of ideas in the GATT/WTO,” in Matias Margulis (ed.), The Global Political Economy of Raúl Prebisch (Routledge Review of International Political Economy Series, forthcoming) (with James Scott).
“Introduction”, in Erin Hannah, James Scott and Silke Trommer (eds.), Expert Knowledge in Global Trade (Routledge Global Institutions Series, 2015).
“Ratcheting up accountability? Embedded NGOs in the Multilateral Trade System”, in Erin Hannah, James Scott and Silke Trommer (eds.), Expert Knowledge in Global Trade (Routledge Global Institutions Series, 2015).
“The WTO and Institutional (In)Coherence in Global Economic Governance,” in Amrita Narlikar, Martin Daunton, Robert Stern (eds.), Oxford Handbook on the World Trade Organization (Oxford University Press, 2012) (with Steven Bernstein).
“Expert Knowledge in Global Governance,” ongoing Global Policy blog launched January 2016, http://www.globalpolicyjournal.com/blog (with James Scott and Silke Trommer).
“When the Virus Strikes…..International Relations and Zombies,” 2 September 2015, http://politicsblog.ac.uk/2015/09/02/i-r-and-zombies/ (with Rorden Wilkinson)
Invited Presentations and Workshops
NGO Representative for Academics Stand Against Poverty. World Trade Organization 10th Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, 15-18 December 2015.
“Looking Backwards and Forwards: The Changing Dynamics of WTO-Civil Society Relations”, roundtable at the World Trade Organization Public Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, 30 September-2 October 2015.
“Experiential Learning in the International Relations Classroom”. Invited presentation, Innovations in Pedagogy Retreat, Department of International Development Studies, University of Helsinki, 19-20 May 2014.
NGO Representative for Academics Stand Against Poverty. World Trade Organization 9th Ministerial Conference in Bali, Indonesia, 3-7 December 2013.
Invited Participant in the Johan Skytte Manuscript Workshop for the book, “What's wrong with the WTO and How to Fix It” in Lund, Sweden, 15-16 November 2013.
“Macroeconomic and Environmental Governance Incoherence: The Missing Links”. Invited paper presented on the International Review Panel for the Earth System Governance Conference: Complex Architectures, Multiple Agents in Tokyo, Japan, 28-31 January 2013 (with Steven Bernstein).
“The Future of the Multilateral Trade System”. Invited participant in the Commission on the Future of the Multilateral Trade System organized by the Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester and the Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa in Cape Town 3-5 December 2012.
“Examining the Impact of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement on Canadian Agriculture”. Invited participant in the seminar organized by the European Union Centre for Excellence at York University and the European Union Chamber of Commerce in Toronto, 29 February 2012.
“Civil Society and Accountability”. Invited participant in the workshop organized by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) at the World Trade Organization (WTO) Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, 9 May 2011.
Recent Conference Presentations
“Rethinking NGOs in Global Trade”. Paper presented at the Global South Caucus of the International Studies Association, Singapore, 8-10 January 2015 (with James Scott).
“(In)Coherence, Sustainable Development and the Future of the Multilateral Trading System”. Paper presented at the Academic Council of the United Nations Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21 June 2014 (with Steven Bernstein).
“(In)Coherence and Sustainable Developmetn Governance”. Paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Toronto, Canada, 26-29 March 2014 (with Steven Bernstein).
the World Geneva: Trade Narratives, Embedded NGOs and Global Development”. Paper presented at the British International Studies Association Annual Convention in Birmingham, UK, 19-21 June 2013.
“The Quest for Inclusive and Accountable Governance: Embedded NGOs and Demand Driven Advocacy in the International Trade Regime”. Paper presented at the British International Studies Association – International Studies Association Joint International Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, 20-22 June 2012.
“The WTO, Institutional (In)Coherence and Macroeconomic Policymaking: Challenges and Opportunities”. Invited presentation at the workshop, “Can the ‘East’ save Europe? New Forms of Regional Governance after the Global Financial Crisis”, University of Manchester, 19-20 June 2012.
“Embedded NGOs and the Reconstitution of Knowledge in the International Trade Regime”. Paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in San Diego, CA, 3-6 April 2012.