Dr. Erin Hannah

Dr. Erin Hannah

Department Chair & Associate Professor

Office: DL237

Phone: 4526

E-mail: ehannah2@uwo.ca

Curriculum vitae: Download

Research Interests

International Political Economy; Trade Politics; Sustainable Development, Poverty and Inequality; Gender; Global Governance; Global Civil Society; Pedagogy

Teaching

international relations, international political economy, global governance

Education

  • Ph.D.  University of Toronto (2008)
  • M.A.  York University (2001)
  • B.A.   University of Toronto (2001)

Erin Hannah is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario. Her research and teaching interests include international political economy, development, gender and trade, global governance, global civil society, and the role of expert knowledge in global trade. She has published extensively on these topics in Review of International Political Economy, Journal of International Economic Law, Journal of World Trade, World Trade Review, World Economy, Third World Quarterly, Journal of Civil Society, Politics, and Global Policy. She is also engaged in a collaborative project funded by the ESRC and SSHRC on "Gendering Global Trade through Canada-UK Trade Relationships”. She is co-editor of Expert Knowledge in Global Trade (Abingdon: Routledge, 2015) and author of NGOs and Global Trade: non-state voices in EU trade policymaking (Abingdon: Routledge, 2016).

Recent Awards and Distinctions

2018-2020

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) – Insight Development Grant, “She Trades: Gendering Global Trade Governance” (with Silke Trommer, University of Manchester, UK) $66 984

2018-2019

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) – Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Knowledge Synthesis Grant, “Gendering Global Trade through Canada-UK Trade Relationships” (with Adrienne Roberts and Silke Trommer, University of Manchester, UK) $30000

2017-2018

University of Manchester Humanities Strategic Investment Fund (HSIF), “She Trades: Addressing Economic and Gender Inequality through Global Trade Governance” (with Silke Trommer, University of Manchester, UK) $18,470

2008-2018

Internal Research Grant, King’s University College $ 35,000

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) $63,942

2014-2016

British Academy Research Grant, “Intergovernmental Organizations in Global Trade Governance: Redressing Inequalities in Expert Knowledge” (with James Scott, Kings’ College London, UK) $18,417

2013-2014

King’s University College Award for Excellence in Teaching

List of Publications

Monographs
  • Hannah, Erin (2016) NGOs and Global Trade: Non-State Voices in EU Trade Policymaking. Abingdon: Routledge, Global Institutions Series.
Edited Volumes
  • Hannah, Erin James Scott and Silke Trommer (eds) (2015) Expert Knowledge in Global Trade. Abingdon: Routledge, Global Institutions Series.
Journal Articles
  • Hannah, Erin, James Scott and Rorden Wilkinson (2018) “The WTO in Buenos Aires: The Outcome and Significance for the Future of the Multilateral Trading System,” World Economy 41(early view).
  • Hannah, Erin, Amy Janzwood, James Scott and Rorden Wilkinson (2018) “What Kind of Civil Society? The Changing Complexion of Public Engagement at the WTO,” Journal of World Trade 52(1): 113-141.
  • Hannah, Erin, Holly Ryan, and James Scott (2017) “Power, Knowledge and Resistance: The Revolutionary Potential of IGOs in Global Trade Governance?,” Review of International Political Economy 24(5): 741-775.  
  • Hannah, Erin, James Scott and Rorden Wilkinson (2017) “Reforming WTO-Civil Society Engagement,” World Trade Review 16(3): 427-448.
  • Wilkinson, Rorden, Erin Hannah and James Scott (2016) “The WTO in Nairobi: The Demise of the Doha Development Agenda and the Future of the Multilateral Trading System,” Global Policy 7(2): 247-255
  • Hannah, Erin and Rorden Wilkinson (2016) “Zombies and IR: A Critical Reading,” Politics 36 (1): 5-18.
  • Wilkinson, Rorden, Erin Hannah and James Scott (2014) “The WTO in Bali: What MC9 Means for the Doha Development Agenda and Why it Matters,” Third World Quarterly 35(6): 1032-1050.
  • Hannah, Erin (2014) “The Quest for Inclusive and Accountable Governance: Embedded NGOs and Demand Driven Advocacy in the International Trade Regime,” Journal of World Trade 48 (3): 457-479.
  • Hannah, Erin (2011) “NGOs and the European Union: Examining the Power of Epistemes in the EC’s TRIPS and Access to Medicines Negotiations,” Journal of Civil Society 7(2): 179-206.
  • Hannah, Erin and Steven Bernstein (2008) “Non-State Global Standard Setting and the WTO: Legitimacy and the Need for Regulatory Space,” Journal of International Economic Law 11(3): 575-608.
Book Chapters
  • Hannah, Erin and James Scott (2018) “NGOs and Global Trade,” in Thomas Davies (ed.), Routledge Handbook of NGOs and International Relations. London: Routledge.
  • Hannah, Erin and James Scott (2017) “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.  London: Routledge, Review of International Political Economy Series.
  • Hannah, Erin, James Scott and Silke Trommer (2015) “Introduction”, in Erin Hannah, James Scott and Silke Trommer (eds.), Expert Knowledge in Global Trade. Abingdon: Routledge, Global Institutions Series.
  • Hannah, Erin (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. Abingdon: Routledge, Global Institutions Series, 2015.
  • Bernstein, Steven and Erin Hannah (2012) “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: Oxford University Press.
Blogs
Selected Workshop Presentations and Public Outreach
  • SheTrades Global, International Trade Centre Partner and Mentor, International Business Festival, Liverpool 26-28 June 2018.
  • House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade (CIIT), Expert testimony on the Canada-Pacific Alliance Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Ottawa, 6 February 2018.
  • NGO Representative for Academics Stand Against Poverty. World Trade Organization 11th Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 10-13 December 2017.
  • “Behind the Headlines: What is the Relevance of the WTO in a ‘Post-Doha’ Era,” roundtable organized at the World Trade Organization Public Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, 26-28 September 2017.
  • 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 organized at the World Trade Organization Public Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, 30 September-2 October 2015.
  • Invited participant in the World Trade Organization – Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Joint Regional Outreach Workshop for Media and Civil Society, Nairobi, Kenya, 13-15 November 2014.
  • “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.
  • “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.
Selected Conference Presentations
  • Hannah, Erin, Holly Ryan and James Scott, “Resistencia: Latin American IGOs as Agents and Structures of Change in Global Trade Governance,” paper presented at the International Studies Association Global South Caucus Workshop in Havana, Cuba, 6-8 July 2017.
  • Hannah, Erin and James Scott, “Rethinking NGOs in Global Economic Governance,” paper presented at the International Studies Association Global South Caucus Workshop in Havana, Cuba, 6-8 July 2017.
  • Hannah, Erin, James Scott and Rorden Wilkinson, “Reforming WTO-Civil Society Engagement,” paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Baltimore, 22-25 February 2017.
  • Hannah, Erin, Amy Janzwood, James Scott and Rorden Wilkinson, “Debating Global Trade: The Changing Character of the WTO Public Forum”, paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Baltimore, 22-25 February 2017.
  • Hannah, Erin, Andrea Lawlor and James Scott, “Tweeting Trade: An Analysis of Contemporary Trade Discourses in Social Media”, paper presented at the British International Studies Association Annual Convention in Edinburgh, 20-22 June 2016.
  • Hannah, Erin, Holly Ryan and James Scott, “Power, Knowledge and Resistance: The Transformative Potential of IGOs in Global Trade Governance”, paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, 16-19 March 2016.
  • Hannah, Erin and James Scott, “UNCTAD in the WTO: Tracing the Origins of Development Ideas in the Doha Round”, paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, 16-19 March 2016.
  • Hannah, Erin and James Scott, “Rethinking NGOs in Global Trade”. Paper presented at the Global South Caucus of the International Studies Association, Singapore, 8-10 January 2015.
  • Bernstein, Steven and Erin Hannah, “(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.         
  • Bernstein, Steven and Erin Hannah, “(In)Coherence, Sustainable Development and the Future of the Multilateral Trading System”.  Paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Toronto, Canada, 26-29 March 2014.
  • Hannah, Erin, “Made in 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.
  • Bernstein, Steven and Erin Hannah, “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).
Professional Memberships and External Affiliations

Regular Member: International Studies Association, European International Studies Association, British International Studies Association, International Studies Association – Global South Caucus

2017-2018

Chair, James D. Rosenau Post-Doctoral Fellowship Committee, International Studies Association (ISA) Executive Council

2016-2018                         

Chair, Finkelstein Award Committee, International Organization (IO) section of the ISA

2015-2015                         

Chair, IO Distinguished Scholar Award Committee, IO section of the International Studies Association (ISA)

2015-2018                         

Executive Committee Member, IO section of the International Studies Association (ISA)

2013-2015      

Executive Committee Member, Society of Women in International Political Economy (SWIPE), International Political Economy (IPE) section of the ISA