Professor Martin S. Edwards 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 and the Fulbright 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. In 2015, he was designated as the inaugural University Teacher 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
"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. August 2015
"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. June 2014
"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."
Foreign Policy.com, January 2012
"Under the Microscope: Some Findings from the 2011 Triennial Surveillance Review."
Written for the New Rules for Global Finance Coalition, December 2011
"The Skill Set We Need."
Inside Higher Ed.com., August 2011
"Why Summits Fail."
World Policy Journal Blog. November 2011
"For Lagarde, the Promise and Peril of IMF Continuity"
World Politics Review., June 2011
"District Magnitudes, Personal Votes, and Government Expenditures."
Electoral Studies 26(2), 338- 345., June 2007
- 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.