The central question underpinning my research is this: What does it mean to say that international organizations matter?
Professor Martin S. Edwards, Director of the Center for United Nations and Global Governance Studies, joined the school in 2006. His expertise includes International Organizations and International Political Economy. Prior to joining Seton Hall, Dr. Edwards taught at Texas Tech University and at the University of Michigan. His research, which has been supported by the National Science Foundation, focuses on the surveillance role of the international economic organizations.
Edwards is a member of the New Rules for Global Finance Coalition. A
frequent commentator on global events for regional and international
media, Edwards has received numerous awards for his work as an advisor
and a teacher. He is a recipient of the Salgo-Noren Teaching Award, and
he has been a university nominee for the Carnegie Foundation / CASE
U.S. Professor of the Year. He has blogged for Project Syndicate on
international economic affairs.
- Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2003
- M.A. Columbia University, 1992
- B.A. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1990
- 2013 Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Global Governance,
Balsillie School of International Affairs and Visiting Research
Scholar, Centre for International Governance Innovation.
- 2010-2012 National Science Foundation, Political Science Program,
SES-0960422 Research at Undergraduate Institutions: The Political
Economy of IMF Surveillance.
- Listening to Advice: Assessing the External Impact of IMF Article IV Consultations of the United States, 2010-2011
International Studies Perspectives, 16:3, 312-326.,
- Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals: Changing the Game or More of the Same?
SAIS Review of International Affairs, Volume 34, Number 2, pp. 141-150,
- Can Economic Surveillance Make A Difference? Insights from the OECD
Global Policy Journal, April 15, 2013,
- Comparing OECD and IMF Approaches to Economic Surveillance
The Economists Voice 9:1 (November 2012): 1-5.,
- A Watchful Eye
- Under the Microscope: Some Findings from the 2011 Triennial Surveillance Review
Written for the New Rules for Global Finance Coalition,
- Why Summits Fail
World Policy Journal Blog,
- The Skill Set We Need
Inside Higher Ed.com,
- For Lagarde, the Promise and Peril of IMF Continuity
World Politics Review,