Thomas G. Weiss and Rorden Wilkinson

Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center and Director Emeritus of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies. Past president of the International Studies Association and recipient of its 2016 Distinguished IO Scholar Award, he is also past editor of the journal Global Governance and has written extensively about multilateral approaches to international peace and security, humanitarian action, and sustainable development. His latest single-authored volumes include: Governing the World? Addressing “Problems without Passports” (2014); Global Governance: Why? What? Whither? (2013); What’s Wrong with the United Nations and How to Fix It (2012); and Thinking about Global Governance: People and Ideas Matter (2011). He and Rorden Wilkinson are editors of Routledge’s “Global Institutions” series and of International Organization and Global Governance (2014). TWeiss@gc.cuny.edu

Rorden Wilkinson is professor of global political economy and chair of the Department of International Relations at the University of Sussex, as well as a Professorial Fellow at the Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester. He has written widely on global governance, trade, and development. His most recent single authored book is What’s Wrong with the WTO and How to Fix it (2014). Other volumes with pertinence for this roundtable include: The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond: Global Development after 2015 (2012); Global Governance, Poverty and Inequality (2010); and Global Governance: Critical Perspectives (2002). He and Thomas G. Weiss are editors of Routledge’s “Global Institutions” series and of International Organization and Global Governance (2014). rorden.wilkinson@sussex.ac.uk