Kathryn Lavelle, the Ellen and Dixon Long Professor in World Affairs, will serve as the president of the International Political Economy Section of the International Studies Association for the 2017-18 academic year. She recently finished a term as program chair of the section.
The International Studies Association is one of the oldest interdisciplinary associations dedicated to understanding international, transnational and global affairs.
Founded in 1959, its more than 7,000 members span the globe—comprising academics, practitioners, policy experts, private sector workers and independent researchers, among others. The International Political Economy Section is one of the four largest in the association.