Marianne Marchand

Coordinadora del doctorado en Relaciones Internacionales de la Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLA) y coordinadora del Primer Congreso Internacional de Regionalismos, Desarrollo Social y Fronteras (REDESFRO).

Marianne H. Marchand is a member of the National System of Researchers (SNI) in Mexico.

Her books include:Femininsm/Postmodernism/Development (with Jane L. Parpart; Routledge, 1995); Gender and Global Restructuring (with Anne Sisson Runyan; Routledge, 2000). In addition, Dr. Marchand has been the co-editor of the Ripe Series in Global Political Economy (Routledge) and is currently the co-editor of the Gender in a Global/Local World series with Ashgate. In 2003 she finished the national report to the Dutch parliament on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). In addition, Marianne Marchand recently received funding from the European Union to coordinate the REDESFRO Network on Regionalism, Social Development and Borders.

Her current research interests focus on the migration-development nexus, as part of which she has been coordinating a CONACYT-funded research project on Migration and Socially Sustainable Development in two communities in Tlaxcala (Mexico) which has culminated in various publications, including Tlaxcala: ¿Migración o Desarrollo Local? (2006). In 2009 she received funding for a three year long research project entitled “Unpacking the borders: North American stories of ordinary crossings and state practices.” Finally, from 2007 to 2008 she served as vice-president of the International Studies Association, the largest academic association for study of international relations with close to 5000 members. Specialismen

Description of research focus: politics of change and (global) restructuring; feminist and postcolonial theory; critical explorations of the narratives and practices of development, globalization and regionalization/regionalism; the politics of change and how global restructuring often leads to increased marginalization and social exclusion. Keywords: Gender and Development; Gender and Global Political Economy; Migration; Regionalization and Regionalisms/Regional Governance