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Randall Henning Professor Politics, Governance & Economics

PhD, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; BA, Stanford University

Favorite Spot on Campus
Eagle's nest above the SIS atrium looking onto the Quad
Dr. Henning is Professor of International Economic Relations (IER) and Faculty Chair of the IER Program. He specializes in international and comparative political economy, global governance and regional integration. He has focused recently on international regime complexity, resilience of multilateral cooperation and the future of the International Monetary Fund and regional financial institutions. Challenges posed by the global pandemic and recession for emerging-market and developing countries, debt sustainability, Europe’s monetary union, and the global financial system are topics of special interest. He has authored or coauthored numerous books and journal articles on these issues.
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Spring 2024

  • SIS-666 Int'l Financial Relations

  • SISU-280 Global/Comparative Governance

Fall 2024

  • SIS-751 Int'l Political Economy

  • SISU-280 Global/Comparative Governance

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute 1995-2013
  • European Community Studies Association Distinguished Scholar 1999

Executive Experience

  • Principal Investigator, "New Thinking and the New G20" project, supported by the Center for International Governance and Innovation (CIGI)
  • Faculty President, School of International Service, 2004-2005
  • Faculty Selection Committee, German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Member of the American Political Science Association, International Studies Association, European Union Studies Association, Council of European Studies and the Bretton Woods Committee


Selected Publications