Maryam Zarnegar Deloffre

Maryam Zarnegar Deloffre Ph.D., is Associate Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Humanitarian Action Initiative, at the George Washington University (Washington D.C.), and Associate Senior Fellow at Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany). Her research is on the governance and coordination of humanitarian action—with focus on quality and accountability standard-setting, humanitarian-health emergencies and localization—and on non-governmental organizations (NGOs). She teaches graduate level courses on humanitarian governance and policy, localization, and NGOs and provides policy guidance to government agencies, think tanks and NGOs. In addition to serving on the IHSA board, she also serves on the editorial board of Global Studies Quarterly, a journal of the International Studies Association (ISA), and on the ISA Committee on the Status of Women.

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