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Shannon Blanton, Ph.D.

International relations • Foreign policy • Human rights • Political violence • International political economy

Media contact: Yvonne Taunton, ytaunton@uab.edu 

shannon blanton 2018 expertsShannon Blanton, Ph.D.

Department of Political Science & Public Administration

 

Areas of expertise:

  • International relations
  • Foreign policy
  • Human rights
  • Political violence
  • International political economy

 

 

Blanton, dean of the Honors College, specializes in the areas of international relations and foreign policy, with an emphasis on human rights, political violence and international political economy. She has investigated the significance of human rights concerns in global economic interactions, as it applies to foreign direct investment and trade in the global community.

Her most recent research examines the impact of international financial institutions, financial crises, and globalization on labor rights and human trafficking around the world.   

 

 

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