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Associate Professor in International Political Economy, University of Warwick

Juanita Elias is Associate Professor in International Political Economy at the University of Warwick.

She was educated at the University of Manchester (BA (Hons) Politics and Modern History) and the University of Warwick (MA International Political Economy; PhD Politics and International Studies). She has worked at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, where she held an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (2010-2013), and at the Universities of Adelaide, Manchester and Cardiff. Juanita is an editor of the Rowman and Littlefield International book series Global Political Economies of Gender and Sexuality (with Nicola Smith and Adrienne Roberts). She is a Commissioner on the Political Studies Association of the UK Research Commission on the Crisis of Care in Austerity Britain which reported in November 2016.

She has published her work in journals such as International Political Sociology, Economy and Society, Third World Quarterly, Review of International Political Economy, International Feminist Journal of Politics and The Pacific Review. She is the author of Fashioning Inequality: The Multinational Firm and Gendered Employment in a Globalising World (2004), co-editor (with Samanthi J Gunawardana) of the book The Global Political Economy of The Household in Asia (2013) and co-author of the textbook International Relations: The Basics (2007). A co-edited book (with Lena Rethel) entitled The Everyday Political Economy of Southeast Asia has recently been published by Cambridge University Press.


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    Associate Professor in International Political Economy, University of Warwick