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Dr Kirsten Haack

Senior Lecturer

Department: Social Sciences

Kristen Haack

Kirsten joined Northumbria University in January 2010, having previously worked as Associate Lecturer and in academic support roles at the London School of Economics, the Open University and the Glasgow School of Art.

She also founded the Journal of International Organizations Studies and was its Editor-in-Chief from 2007 to 2014.

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  • MEd
  • MA
  • MA
  • PhD
  • Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The United Nations at Seventy-Five, Haack, K., Karns, M., Murray, J. 1 Oct 2020, In: Ethics and International Affairs
  • UN Women, Haack, K. 2019, Handbook of International Organizations, Berlin, De Gruyter
  • Catherine Ann Bertini, Haack, K. 19 Jan 2018, IO BIO, Online, Radboud University
  • The UN Secretary-General, role expansion and narratives of representation in the 2016 campaign, Haack, K. 1 Nov 2018, In: The British Journal of Politics and International Relations
  • Der Generalsekretär im Wandel der Zeit, Haack, K. 27 Feb 2017
  • Women, organisational crisis and access to leadership in international organisations, Haack, K. 1 Apr 2017, In: Journal of Women, Politics and Policy
  • The UN Secretary-General and the call for representation, Haack, K. May 2016
  • Breaking Barriers? Women's representation and leadership at the United Nations, Haack, K. Jun 2015, The United Nations, London, SAGE
  • Theoretical perspectives in the study of continuity and change in international organisations, Haack, K., Ongaro, E. 2015, Governance and Change in International Organizations, Brill
  • Breaking barriers? Women’s leadership and representation at the United Nations, Haack, K. 2014, In: Global Governance

PGR Supervision

Ana Benvenutto González What kind of Barriers do women face in order to achieve Leadership Positions within the United Nations system: What networks do they use and how do women become visible as potential candidates for leadership positions? Start: 07/10/2014

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