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United States
Drexel University
International organizations; climate change; global health; United Nations
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About Me

Dr. Erin R. Graham is an Assistant Professor of Politics at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Prior to arriving at Drexel, she held the position of postdoctoral fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University. Her research focuses on the design, financing, and effectiveness of international organizations, including the United Nations institutions, and those working in the fields of climate change and global health.

Recent Publications

2015. “Money and Multilateralism: How Funding Rules Constitute IO Governance.” International Theory. 7(1): 162-194. DOI:10.1017/S1752971914000414.

2015. “Efficient Orchestration? The Global Environment Facility in the Governance of Climate Adaptation” (chapter with Alex Thompson)  in Kenneth Abbott, Philipp Genschel, Duncan Snidal and Bernhard Zangl, eds. International Organizations as Orchestrators. New York: Cambridge University Press. 

2014. “International Organizations as Collective Agents: Fragmentation and the Limits of Principal Control at the World Health Organization.” European Journal of International Relations. 20(2): 366-390. Originally published online 30 May 2013DOI: 10.1177/1354066113476116 

2014. “The Communication of Ideas Across Subfields in Political Science” (with Charles R. Shipan and Craig Volden). PS: Political Science and Politics. 47(2):468-476.

2013. “The Diffusion of Policy Diffusion Research in Political Science” (with Charles R. Shipan and Craig Volden). British Journal of Political Science. 43(3):673-701. 

Media Coverage

Blog post:

2015. Graham, Erin R. “Ignore the Old Complaints about U.N. funding. Here are some New Ones.” Washington Post (The Monkey Cage).

Work mentioned in:

2014. Drezner, Daniel. “Seven Things We Now Know About How the World has Handled Ebola.” Washington Post (Post Everything).



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