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Robert Blanton, Ph.D.

International political economy • Foreign policy • Human rights

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robert blanton 2018 expertsRobert Blanton, Ph.D.

Department of Political Science & Public Administration


Areas of expertise:

  • International political economy
  • Foreign policy
  • Human rights



Blanton lends expertise in international political economics, particularly the “human face” of the global economy. He deals with the intersection of human rights and the global economic system, examining how different facets of the global economy — including the investment decisions of multinational corporations, global trade or the actions of international financial institutions such as the IMF and World Bank — either influence or are influenced by different types of human rights, such as personal integrity rights, labor rights and women’s rights.



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