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, international relations, global economic governance, the politics of development and the politics of visual and popular culture. Her current research examines economic governance, financial crisis and the 'post-crisis' period from a gender perspective. She 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, winner of the 2010 BISA International Political Economy Group book prize) and in the journals the Australian Journal of Political Science, Politics, Feminist Review, Men and Masculinities, Australian Journal of International Affairs,Globalizations, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, New Political Economy and Review of International Political Economy.
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).
- Gender, feminism and sexuality(ies) in IR and IPE.
- International political economy (IPE).
- International relations (IR).
- Global governance.
- The politics of development.
- Visual and popular culture in world politics.