Diane Elson: Global Governance and Gender Equality: Beyond Neoliberalism?
Professional Planning Colloquium
Diane Elson is a professor at the University of Essex and codirector of the Levy Institute's program on Gender Equality and the Economy. Her research interests are primarily on gender and development. Elson is a member of the U.N. Millennium Project Taskforce; member of the Advisory Committee for UNRISD Policy Report on Gender and Development; and vice-president, International Association for Feminist Economics. Her academic degrees include a B.A. in philosophy, politics, and economics from the University of Oxford; and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Manchester. In 2006, she was named as one of 50 key thinkers on development.