GPEP-R: Race and the Liberal International Order
The Global Political Economy Project (GPEP) team presents a series of talks, GPEP-R, which will focus on race in International Political Economy. The talks will be hosted on Zoom and will consist of a 20-minute presentation highlighting the speaker’s research and mapping a future research agenda, followed by Q&A and a broader conversation on the topic. Talks will stream live on Thursdays from 12-1pm ET and recorded versions will be available on the GPEP website.
In this discussion moderated by Professor Kathleen McNamara, Dr. Zoltán Búzás of Drexel University will explore the intersections of race and the liberal international order.
About the Speaker
Zoltán I. Búzás is an Assistant Professor of Politics at Drexel University specializing in international law and norms, race, and human rights. His articles are published or forthcoming in International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, the European Journal of International Relations, and Security Studies. His book, Evading International Norms: Race and Rights in the Shadow of Legality, is forthcoming at Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights.
About the Moderator
Kathleen R. McNamara is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Her work focuses on markets, culture, and politics in the European Union and the United States. Her public commentaries have appeared in outlets such as Foreign Affairs and the Washington Post, and she is a guest on NPR and other news programs. At Georgetown, Dr. McNamara recently served as the Vice Dean for Faculty & Graduate Affairs in SFS, and also has served as Director of the Mortara Center for International Studies from 2010-2016. Dr. McNamara also has taught at Princeton University and Sciences Po (Paris), and has been a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation, a German Marshall Fund Fellow, and a Fulbright Fellow. During the 2016-17 year, she was Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the School of International Service at American University. McNamara received her PhD from Columbia University and her BA from McGill University.