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André Broome


André Broome is Director of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR) and Associate Professor of International Political Economy at the University of Warwick.

After obtaining his PhD at the Australian National University he taught at the University of Birmingham before joining the University of Warwick in 2013.

He is the Chair of the International Political Economy section of the International Studies Association (ISA).

Phone: +44 (0)24765 24633

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Room: D1.07, Social Sciences Building


2008. PhD in Political Science and International Relations, Australian National University.

2004. MA (Distinction) in International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington.

2003. BA Honours (First Class) in International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington.

2002. BA in Political Science, Victoria University of Wellington.


2015–present. Director of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), University of Warwick.

2013–present. Associate Professor of International Political Economy, University of Warwick.

2011–2013. Principal Research Fellow, GR:EEN, University of Warwick.

2011–2012. Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy, University of Birmingham.

2007–2011. Lecturer in International Political Economy, University of Birmingham.

Research interests

International political economy, global economic governance, international organizations, global benchmarking, the politics of economic ideas.

Research awards
  • 2016. British International Studies Association (BISA) Best Article Prize for Review of International Studies, awarded for ‘Governing the World at a Distance: The Practice of Global Benchmarking’ (with Joel Quirk).
  • 2016–2019. Researcher, European Commission Horizon 2020, European Leadership in Cultural, Science, and Innovation Diplomacy (EL-CSID), Work Package 3 – ‘Cultural and Science Diplomacy: The Transnational and Collaborative Dynamic’ (PI: Prof Diane Stone, University of Warwick).
  • 2013–2014. University of Warwick International Partnership Award (with Dr Joel Quirk, University of the Witwatersrand) on ‘Benchmarking in Global Governance’. See also: Global Benchmarking Project.
  • 2011–2013. Principal Research Fellow, European Commission FP7, Global Re-ordering: Evolution through European Networks (GR:EEN), Work Package 1 - ‘European Actor-Networks in a Multi-Polar World’ (PI: Prof Leonard Seabrooke, Copenhagen Business School).
  • 2012. University of Birmingham Founders’ Award: The Aston Webb Award for Outstanding Early-Career Academic. Awarded by the Vice-Chancellor, University of Birmingham.

  • 2012. School of Government and Society Award for Outstanding Performance by an Early-Career Researcher, University of Birmingham.
  • 2012. Grants from the the British International Studies Association (BISA) and the University of Birmingham to organize the 2012 BISA-International Political Economy Group Annual Conference on ‘The Future of Global Economic Governance’ (with Amin Samman).


MA: Global Economic Governance (PO9A3) | MA: International Political Economy (PO942)

PhD supervision

Dr Broome is interested in supervising doctoral researchers working on global benchmarking by international organisations, states, market actors, or civil society organisations. For further information about research themes in this area please see the website for the Global Benchmarking Project

Completed PhD research topics
Current PhD research topics
  • Financial stability and central bank power
  • Foreign direct investment and civil war
  • Historical representation and the social construction of economic crises
  • Accountability at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
  • The political economy of foreign aid flows
  • Vietnam as a developmental state
  • Transnational regulation and disruptive innovations
  • International Monetary Fund and World Bank cooperation
  • Commodity regions in South America
  • The internationalization of the Renmimbi
  • The dynamics of leadership in the Eurozone crisis