Editorial Board

C.J. Polychroniou
Caroline S. Wagner
Juergen Braunstein
Robert Falkner
Professor Ann Florini
Thomas Hale
Gleider Hernández
Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Marion Laboure
Kate Macdonald
Anthony McGrew
Dr Eva-Maria Nag
Lauge Poulsen
Danny Quah
Professor Dani Rodrik
Joel Sandhu
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Catherine Turner

Advisory Board

Professor Tim Besley
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor John Braithwaite
Professor Mick Cox
Professor Geoffrey Garrett
Professor Takatoshi Ito
Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor Robert Keohane
Andreas Klasen
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Professor Ngaire Woods
Professor Tianbiao Zhu

Practitioners' Board

Mr Lakhdar Brahimi
Richard Burge
Augustin Carstens Carstens
Howard Davies
Bill Emmott
Pascal Lamy
Chris Miller
Alastair Newton
James Orbinski
Javier Solana
George Soros
Professor Muhammad Yunus

Mary Kaldor

Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor of of International Development London School of Economics
Professor of of International Development, LSE
Founding member of the European Nuclear Disarmament
Founder and Co-Chair of the Helsinki Citizen's Assembly


Mary Kaldor is a Professor in the Department of International Development and Director of the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to this she worked at Sussex University as Jean Monnet Reader in Contemporary European Studies.

She is highly regarded for her innovative work on democratisation, conflict, and globalisation. She was also a founding member of European Nuclear Disarmament (END), a founder and Co-Chair of the Helsinki Citizen's Assembly and a member of the International Independent Commission to investigate the Kosovo Crisis established by the Swedish Prime Minister.

Professor Kaldor is the author of New and Old Wars: Organised Violence in a Global Era (2nd ed. 2006), which is now in it’s second edition and has been translated into twelve languages. She has also authored numerous other books, including Global Civil Society: An Answer to War (2003) and Human Security: Reflections on Globalization and Intervention (2007). She is also editor and co-author of the annual Global Civil Society Yearbook.

At the request of Javier Solana, she was the Convener of the Study Group on European Security Capabilities, which produced the influential Barcelona report, 'A Human Security Doctrine for Europe'.

Professor Kaldor’s work was recognised with the receipt of Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in 2003 for 'services to democracy and global governance'.