Professor of Politics and International Studies
Email: diane dot stone at warwick dot ac dot uk
Tel: (024 765) 24142
Office Hours: By appointment outside term time
Diane Stone is a Professor in PAIS where she has been based since January 1996. She is also Professor of Public Policy at the Central European University in Budapest. In 2012 she was elelcted as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
She has taught at the Australian National University where she gained her Masters (1989) and PhD (1993) degrees in Political Science and International Relations, at Murdoch University in
- Member of Council, Overseas Development Institute (www.odi.org.uk) 2001-2012.
- Steering Committee member (formerly Chair), Researchers Alliance for Development (RAD)(www.radnetwork.org) 2004-2010.
- Member, International Advisory Council, Policy Studies Organization, Washington DC. 2005- continuing
- Member, Governing Body, Global Development Network, 2000-04.
- Co-Editor, Global Governance: A Journal of Multilateralism and International Organization 2005-08.
She was the Foundation Director and Marie Curie Professor of Public Policy at the Central European University in Budapest (www.ceu.hu/dpp). At CEU she designed and convened a European consortium for a dual MA degree in public policy for which she secured Erasmus Mundus scholarship funding from the European Commission. Likewise at the University of Warwick, she designed the MA Public Policy in PAIS launched September 2011.
From 2005-210 she was convenor of the post/doctoral workshops on the World Bank and other international organisations organised in conjunction with the World Bank and RAD. These events often coincided with the World Bank's Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics.
Her main research interests focus on: conceptual frameworks of global public policy; the World Bank and development; think tanks; global knowledge networks, international organisations; philanthropic foundations and global policy partnerships. As a doctoral supervisor, Diane welcomes PhD applicants working in these areas.
She is on leave from PAIS to be Winthrop Professor in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Western Australia: http://www.uwa.edu.au/people/Diane.Stone
''Shades of Grey': The World Bank, Knowledge Networks and the Linked Ecologies of Academic Management', Global Networks, forthcoming 2013
‘Global Policy and the Public Action of Private Philanthropy: the Open Society Institute’, in Jude Howell (Ed.) The Global Dimensions of Non Governmental Public Action, Palgrave, 2012.
‘ Governance via Knowledge: Actors, Institutions and Networks’, in David Levi-Faur (ed) OUP Handbook of Governance , Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012.
‘International Knowledge Networks’, in German Solinís and Georgios Papanagnou (Eds), Social Science, Evidence and Policy, Paris UNESCO, 2011.