Eunsook ChungResearch Fellow,
Australian National University


Areas of Expertise
Global Governance, Intergovernmental Organizations, International Administration, International Organizations, Secretaries-General, United Nations

Dr Ravndal is a Research fellow / lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Coral Bell School of Asia-Pacific Affairs, Australian National University. From 2015 to 2017 she was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Political Science, Lund University. Ellen holds a DPhil from St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Her research focuses on the history of international organisations and how their representatives gain autonomy.

Recent Publications

‘Acting Like a State: Non-European Membership of International Organisations in the Nineteenth Century,’ in Jens Bartelson, Martin Hall, and Jan Teorell, eds., De-Centering State Making: Comparative and International Perspectives (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2018), pp. 175-196.

‘Trygve Lie (1946-1953),’ in Manuel Fröhlich and Abiodun Williams, eds., The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018), pp. 22-41.

‘”A Force for Peace”: Expanding the Role of the UN Secretary-General under Trygve Lie, 1946-1953,’ Global Governance 23:3 (2017), pp. 443-459.

Updated January, 2019