Dr André Broome joined the Department of Politics and International Studies as Associate Professor of International Political Economy (Global Economic Governance) in January 2013, and is Principal Research Fellow on the European Commission-funded FP7 project Global Reordering: Evolution through European Networks (GR:EEN) in the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation. He was previously Lecturer (2007-2011) and Senior Lecturer (2011-2012) in International Political Economy at the University of Birmingham, and in 2012 was the winner of the University of Birmingham's Aston Webb Award for Outstanding Early-Career Academic. Before moving to the UK André taught and studied in the Department of International Relations, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, at the Australian National University in Canberra, where he completed his doctorate, and in the Political Science and International Relations Programme at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, where he completed his Masters (Research) in International Relations, BA Honours in International Relations (First Class), and BA in Political Science.
Within the broad field of International Political Economy (IPE), André specialises in research on:
- The evolving architecture of global economic governance
- International monetary relations and the role of the International Monetary Fund
- The comparative political economy of policy reform
- Constructivist IPE and institutional theory
André edits the Global Reordering Palgrave Pivot Book Series (with Shaun Breslin), and is convenor of the IMF Research Network (with Manuela Moschella). His research has been published in journals including Review of International Political Economy, New Political Economy, Journal of European Public Policy, Contemporary Politics, Global Society, The Round Table, Australian Journal of International Affairs, Comparative European Politics, Journal of International Relations and Development, and Globalizations. He is the author of The Currency of Power: The IMF and Monetary Reform in Central Asia (Palgrave Macmillan/IPE Series, 2010), as well as numerous contributions to edited volumes. In 2012 André guest edited two journal special issues: ‘Seeing Like an International Organisation’ (with Leonard Seabrooke) in New Political Economy; and ‘Global Governance in Crisis’ (with Liam Clegg and Lena Rethel) in Global Society. He is currently completing a sole-authored IPE textbook Issues and Actors in the Global Political Economy, which will be published with Palgrave Macmillan in 2014. A list of André’s publications is available here.
MA: Global Governance (PO 989)
In 2013 André is teaching the Term 2 MA module Global Governance.
André is interested in supervising graduate research in the areas of: international political economy; global economic governance; international economic organizations; international monetary relations; economic constructivism and institutional theory. Recently-completed PhD students have worked on IPE topics including: the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and poverty reduction; Vietnam as a developmental state; and the interface between historical representation and the social construction of economic crises. Current PhD students supervised by André are working on topics that include: the politics of foreign aid; European financial supervision; and foreign direct investment and civil war.