About

Susan Park is an Associate Professor in International Relations at the University of Sydney. She focuses on how state and non-state actors use formal and informal influence to make the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) greener and more accountable. Susan has published in numerous journals, most recently in the Review of International Political Economy. Her textbook, International Organisations and Global Problems: Theories and Explanations will be published in 2018 (Cambridge University Press). She published The World Bank Group and Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities in 2010 (Manchester). Susan has co-edited with Antje Vetterlein, Owning Development (Cambridge, 2010) and with Jonathan Strand, Global Economic Governance and the Development Practices of the Other Multilateral Development Banks (Routledge, 2015,).

Susan is an associate editor of the journal Global Environmental Politics and is co-convenor with Dr Teresa Kramarz (University of Toronto) of the Earth Systems Governance (ESG) Task Force ‘Accountability in Global Environmental Governance.’ Susan was the Chair of the Environmental Studies Section of the ISA from 2015 to 2017. She is a Senior Research Fellow of the ESG, an affiliated Faculty member of the Munk School’s Environmental Governance Lab at the University of Toronto, an External Associate of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation at Warwick University, and a research affiliate of the Sydney Environment Institute at the University of Sydney.