These distinguished scholars and practitioners were chosen for their expertise across the broad range of the study and practice of global governance. The editors have also paid special attention to reflect a geographic and disciplinary balance, to include younger as well as senior colleagues, and to provide some continuity while also injecting fresh voices.

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Ramesh Thakur

Professor Ramesh Thakur is Director of the Centre for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament in  the Crawford School, Australian National University and Adjunct Professor in the Institute of Ethics, Governance  and Law at Griffith University. He was Vice Rector and Senior Vice Rector of the United Nations University (and  Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations) from 1998–2007. He was a Commissioner and one of the principal authors of The Responsibility to Protect (2001), and Senior  Adviser on Reforms and Principal Writer of the United Nations Secretary-General’s second reform report (2002) and Foundation Director of the Balsillie School of  International affairs in Waterloo, Ontario. The author or editor of over thirty books and 300 articles and book  chapters, he also writes regularly for quality national and international newspapers around the world. He serves  on the international advisory boards of institutes around the world. His most recent work is The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy co-edited with Andrew F. Cooper and  Jorge Heine (2013).

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Mónica Serrano is Professor of International Relations at EI Colegio de Mexico and also Senior Research Associate at the Center for International Studies, Oxford University. From 2008-2011 she was the Executive Director for the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. She has written extensively on international security, and the international relations of Latin America, with particular reference to international institutions, human rights, security, transnational crime and civil-military relations. Author and Editor of numerous publications, including: Transnational Organised Crime and International Security: Business as Usual? (2002); Regionalism and Governance in the Americas: Continental Drift (2005); Human Rights Regimes in the Americas (2010); Mexico’s Security Failure. Collapse into Criminal Violence (2011).

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Brian Job

Brian L. Job (PhD, Indiana University) is Professor of Political Science and Associate Director, Institute of Asian Research.  He joined the UBC faculty in 1989. From 1992 – 2010, he served as Director of the Centre of International Relations and directed UBC’s Security and Defence Forum Program.  His current teaching and research interests concern international security—the evolving security order of the Asia Pacific, intrastate conflict, human security, and Canadian foreign and security policies. At present, he is engaged in research and writing on arms competition in Asia, on the normative and practical dilemmas associated with the R2P and the protection of civilians in conflict (especially as these concern Asian states), and on the paths to regional security cooperation.  Job is involved in regional Asia Pacific, expert networks, particularly with the Council of Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific, and served as Editor of the annual CSCAP Regional Security Outlook from 2007-2012. Job is a Senior Fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and edits the Foundation’s Canada Asia Agenda Internet bulletin.

Diane Tussie

Diana Tussie joined CIGI’s International Board of Governors in 2008. Dr. Tussie heads the Department of International Relations at FLACSO/Argentina and is the founding director of the Latin American Trade Network (LATN). Her recent books include The Politics of Trade: Research and Knowledge in Trade Negotiations; Trade Negotiations in Latin America: Problems and Prospects; and El ALCA y las Cumbres de las Américas: Una nueva relación público-privada? (with M. Botto). She has served as junior secretary for trade negotiations and was a member of the board of the International Trade Commission in Argentina. In 2005, she served on the High Level External Panel for the Trade Assistance Evaluation of the World Bank. More recently she joined colleagues from Canada and India in the external evaluation of the WTO’s technical assistance program. She is a current member of the Committee for Development Policy of the United Nations, an Editor of Global Governance, and serves on the editorial boards of several international journals.

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Managing Editor

Roberta Spivak received an MA in comparative politics of the Middle East from Columbia University. While in graduate school, she was intern in the UN Political Affairs Department where she worked on issues related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Roberta has spent the last few years wriiting on the gaps in law and state capacity that have allowed piracy to re-emerge in the 21st century. The book she co-authored, Maritime Piracy (Routledge 2012), serves as a primer for those interested in a concise, yet comprehensive, look at this ancient (and modern) practice.  She serves as Managing Editor of the journal, Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations published in cooperation with the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) and Lynne Rienner Publishers

Erica Chenoweth
Book Review Editor

Erica Chenoweth is Associate Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and an Associate Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO). She is co-author of Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict.