Dr Nina Hall, Research Associate
Nina Hall is a post-doctoral fellow in global governance at the Hertie School of Governance. Her research explores how international organizations, many of which were created in the post WWII era, are evolving in the 21st century. Her forthcoming book (Routledge 2016) is Displacement, Development and Climate Change: International Organizations Moving Beyond Their Mandates. The book examines how existing development, migration and refugee organizations have responded to climate change. She also has written on climate financing, and the intersection of climate change and humanitarianism. She is currently collaborating with Åsa Persson at the Stockholm Environment Institute on climate adaptation governance.
Nina has also worked on effectiveness and leadership in multilateral institutions. She co-authored a World Economic Forum report: Effective Leadership in International Organizations (2015). She is collaborating with Ngaire Woods, Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, on the impact of leaders in international organizations. Her work has been published in Global Environmental Politics, the Journal of International Organization Studies and the Australian Journal of Political Science.
Nina completed a doctorate in International Relations at the University of Oxford and was an editor of the St Antony’s International Review. She previously worked for the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and with UNICEF Nepal and the UN Department of Political Affairs in New York. Nina completed a Masters in Political Studies at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, looking at the pursuit of gender equality in East Timor. She has also published on the diffusion of gender equality norms and has an ongoing research interest in transnational activism on the environment and social-justice.