About the Author

Alan AlexandroffAlan S Alexandroff is currently the Director of the Global Summitry Project at the Munk School of Global Affairs, the University of Toronto. He is also a Senior Editor of Oxford’s journal, Global Summitry: Politics, Economics and Law in International Governance. Dr. Alexandroff leads efforts designed to evaluate the adequacy and evolution of global summitry and the future of the Global Order.

Following the editing of, Can the World be Governed? Possibilities for Effective Multilateralism (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008), a second volume co-edited with Andrew F. Cooper has been published, Rising States; Rising Institutions: Challenges for Global Governance (Brookings Institution Press, 2010)

Dr. Alexandroff focuses his research work on global summitry and the contemporary global governance system. Dr. Alexandroff received his B.A., cum laude with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University, an M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University, an M.A. in International History from the London School of Political Science and Economics and an L.L.B. from McGill Law School.