VIRGINIA HAUFLER

2010

 

Virginia Haufler received her Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University in 1991. 


She is affiliated with the Harrison Program on the Future Global Agenda, and the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland.

She teaches courses in international relations and international political economy, with a special focus on the influence of multinational corporations.


Her research examines the role of the private sector in global governance, the global regulation of industry, and the rise of industry self-regulation and corporate social responsibility. She is currently writing a book on corporations and conflict prevention, and launching a new project (with Deborah Avant) on the security strategies of non-state actors.


In 2009, she spent a sabbatical year as a Visiting Scholar with the International Studies Program at the University of California, Irvine and was a Visiting Fellow at the Center on Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California. From 1999-2000 she was a Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she directed a project on the role of the private sector in international affairs.


She serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF/ HSFK), and has served on the Board of Women in International Security (WIIS).  She was an advisor to the UN Global Compact Principles for Responsible Investment in 2009-2010. She has consulted for both international organizations and the non-profit sector.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

COLLEGE PARK, MD 20742 USA

301-405-4122

301-314-9690 fax

vhaufler (at) gvpt.umd.edu