Dr Penny Griffin

Senior Lecturer
B.A. Hons. (French and Politics), MSc. International Relations, MSc. Research Methods, Ph.D. Politics and International Relations (University of Bristol)
School of Social Sciences

Contact

+61 (2) 9385 8487
+61 (2) 9385 1040
Room 128, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus
Fields: International Relations, Feminist Theory
Tags: Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society, International Relations, International Political Economy (excl. International Trade)

I work in the areas of gendered political economy, international relations and the politics of visual and polpular culutre. I welcome applications from potential PhD students in the following areas:

  • Gender, feminism and sexuality in IR and/or IPE.
  • Critical engagements with IR and/or IPE.
  • Popular and visual culture in IR and/or IPE. 
  • The role and function of international organisations in world politcs.
  • The social politics of economic organisations and modes of governance. 
  • Global finance and 'crisis'.

Research

 

Penny Griffin is Senior Lecturer in International Relations in the School of Social Sciences, Arts and Social Sciences. Her work includes publications with Routledge (Popular Culture, Political Economy and the Death of Feminism: Why Women are in Refrigerators and Other Stories), Palgrave Macmillan (Gendering the World Bank, 2009, winner of the BISA International Political Economy Group book prize 2010) and in the journals Feminist ReviewMen and MasculinitiesAustralian Journal of International Affairs, Globalizations, British Journal of Politics and International RelationsNew Political Economy and Review of International Political Economy .

Research Areas

  • International political economy (IPE).
  • International relations (IR).
  • Gender, feminism and sexuality(ies) in IR and IPE.
  • Global governance and the role and function of international organisations.

 

Awards and Prizes


The British International Studies Association 'International Political Economy Group' (IPEG) 2010 Book Prize for Gendering the World Bank (http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=308031, Palgrave 2009).


Current Research Projects


Gender, Crisis and Financial Governance

Penny’s current research analyses the governance of global finance and crisis from a gender perspective

 

Postgraduate Research Supervision

Penny welcomes applications from potential PhD students in the following areas:

  • Gender and feminism in IR and IPE.
  • Visual and popular culture in IR and IPE. 
  • Global governance and the role of international organisations in world politics. 

 

Postgraduate Research Completions

  • Maryam Khalid, PhD Politics and International Relations, 2013, Gendered Logic(s) of Orientalism: Representation, Discourse, and Intervention in the War on Terror (primary supervisor). 

Current Postgraduate Research Supervision

 

  • Caitlin Hamilton, PhD Politics and International Relations, Exploding Nuclear Discourse: Logics of Gender and Race in Discourse on Nuclear Weapons Technology (co-supervisor).
  • Lucy Hall, PhD Politics and International Relations, Gender, the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ and Internal Displacement (co-supervisor).
  • Alba Boer Cueva, PhD Politics and International Relations, Latin American Visions of Women’s Empowerment and Security in the Context of Violent Internal Conflict (co-supervisor)

Publications

Teaching

Semester 1

  • ARTS1810

Semester 2

  • ARTS2812
  • POLS5132

Postgraduate Research Supervision

  • International Relations (IR).
  • International Political Economy (IPE).
  • Gender and feminist IR/IPE.
  • Global governance and the role of international organisations in world politics.
  • Visual and popular culture in world politics.

Honours and prizes

The 2010 British International Studies Association (BISA) International Political Economy Group (IPEG) Book Prize for Gendering the World Bank: Neoliberalism and the Gendered Foundations of Global Governance (Palgrave Macmillan 2009, http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=308031). 

Professional contribution

Co-convenor, British International Studies Association (BISA) Gendering International Relations Working Group (GIRWG) (with Julia Welland, University of Warwick, from January 2016 onwards)

Editorial Board, Routledge Studies in Gender in Global Politics (http://www.routledge.com/books/series/GGP/, Routledge)

Editorial Board, Global Political Economies of Gender and Sexuality (http://www.rowmaninternational.com/series/global-political-economies-of-gender-and-sexuality, Rowman and Littlefield International)

Editorial Board, Politics (www.politicsjournal.org, Wiley-Blackwell publishing)

International Advisory Board, Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy Book Series (http://www.palgrave.com/products/SearchResults.aspx?s=PEPP&fid=9265, Palgrave Macmillan publishing)

Editorial Board, Transforming Capitalism book series (Rowman and Littlefield International, http://www.rowmaninternational.com/series/transforming-capitalism)

 

Affiliations and membership

Australian International Political Economy Network (AIPEN)

Australian Political Studies Association (APSA)

British International Studies Association (BISA)

International Studies Association (ISA)

 

 

Related links

Routledge, Popular Culture, Political Economy and the Death of Feminism: Why Women Are in Refrigerators and Other Stories https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415719384

Palgrave Macmillan, Gendering the World Bank: Neoliberalism and the Gendered Foundations of Global Governance, hyperlink;

BISA Gendering IR Working Group (GIRWG) hyperlink;

BISA International Political Economy Group (IPEG) hyperlink;