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.

Cosponsored by the Department of City and Regional Planning and the Department of Development Sociology.