Prof. Susan Park

Department of International Relations

Susan Park is Professor of Global Governance at the University of Sydney. She focuses on how state and non-state actors use formal and informal influence to make the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) greener and more accountable.

Susan has published in numerous journals, most recently in the Review of International Political Economy. Her new book is International Organisations and Global Problems: Theories and Explanations (Cambridge University Press, 2018). In 2010 she published The World Bank Group and Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities (Manchester). Susan has co-edited special editions and books including Global Environmental Governance and the Accountability Trap (forthcoming 2019, MIT Press with Teresa Kramarz) and Owning Development(Cambridge, 2010, with Antje Vetterlein). Susan is an Associate Editor of the journal Global Environmental Politics and is Co-Convenor with Dr Teresa Kramarz (University of Toronto) of the Earth Systems Governance (ESG) Task Force ‘Accountability in Global Environmental Governance.’ Susan was the Chair of the Environmental Studies Section of the ISA from 2015 to 2017.

She is a Senior Research Fellow of the ESG, an affiliated Faculty member of the Munk School’s Environmental Governance Lab at the University of Toronto, an External Associate of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation at Warwick University, and a research affiliate of the Sydney Environment Institute at the University of Sydney.

Susan Park is the Research Lead on The Global Shift to Renewables and Environmental Disasters and Just Governance.