Dr Penny Griffin is Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations in the School of Social Sciences at UNSW Sydney. She works specifically in the areas of gender and feminist studies, international political economy, the politics of development, global economic governance, international relations, and the (gendered) politics of visual and popular culture. Her current research examines economic governance, financial and economic crisis, and the 'post-crisis' period from a gender perspective. Penny has published with Routledge (Popular Culture, Political Economy and the Death of Feminism: Why Women are in Refrigerators and Other Stories, 2015), Palgrave Macmillan (Gendering the World Bank, 2009)) and in various top-ranked academic journals. Her current research examines economic governance, financial and economic crisis, and the 'post-crisis' period from a gender perspective. Her 2009 book Gender and the World Bank was the winner of the 2010 BISA International Political Economy Group (IPEG) Book Prize.
Penny holds a Ph.D. in Politics and International Relations from the University of Bristol (UK), a MSc. in Social Science Research Methods, a MSc. in International Relations (awarded with Commendation) and a BA.Hons in French and Politics (First Class).
2010 International Political Economy Group of the British International Studies Association (BISA) Book Prize for Gendering the World Bank: Neoliberalism and the Gendered Foundations of Global Governance (Palgrave Macmillan 2009, http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=308031).
Media and Public Engagement
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