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Professor Eric Helleiner

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Eric Helleiner is CIGI Chair in International Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and Professor, Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo. He received his PhD from the London School of Economics and was founding Director of the MA and PhD programs in Global Governance at the Balsillie School.

He is presently co-editor of the book series Cornell Studies in Money and has served as co-editor of the journal Review of International Political Economy and associate editor of the journal Policy Sciences. His work has won the Donner Book Prize, the Marvin Gelber Essay Prize in International Relations, and he is presently the recipient of a Trudeau Fellowship.

His single-authored books include Towards North American Monetary Union? (2006), The Making of National Money (2003), and States and the Reemergence of Global Finance (1994). He is co-editor of The Future of the Dollar (2009), Economic Nationalism in a Globalizing World (2005), and Nation-States and Money (1999). He is also co-editor of the following recent special sections/issues of journals: Crisis and the Future of Global Financial Governance (Global Governance v.16, no.1, 2009), The Geopolitics of Sovereign Wealth Funds (Geopolitcs, v.14,no.2, 2009), At Home Abroad? The Dollar's Destiny as a World Currency (Review of International Political Economy, v.15, no.3, 2008).

He has published over seventy articles and book chapters on topics relating to international monetary and financial issues and international political economy.