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Fariborz Zelli with his predecessor Susan Park

Fariborz Zelli elected to ISA Governing Council

28.02.2017 The Centre's Senior Fellow Dr Fariborz Zelli has been elected to the Governing Council of the International Studies Association (ISA) that is the main governing body of the association. The ISA is the globally leading academic association on international relations with over 7,000 members, which are grouped in thematic sections. At the ISA Annual Convention 2017 in Baltimore last week, Dr Zelli was elected by his colleagues as chair of the environmental studies section for a two-year term.

Having served in the section’s board in different functions over the last five years, his new tasks as chair will include representing the section’s interest in the ISA’s governing body. 

Dr Zelli is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science of Lund University, Sweden. Being fellow at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research until August 2017, he will work on his research project 'The Institutional Fragmentation of Global Governance - Impacts on Cooperation and Legitimation'.

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