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Elizabeth Bennett

Elizabeth Bennett

Assistant Professor of International Affairs Lewis & Clark College

Elizabeth A. Bennett is an Assistant Professor of International Affairs at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and a Research Associate at the Center for Fair and Alternative Trade at Colorado State University. Her recent books include The Handbook of Research on Fair Trade (2015) and The Civic Imagination (2014). Dr. Bennett’s current research focuses on the politics of voluntary, ethical labeling organizations (such as Fairtrade International and Forest Stewardship Council). At NYU, she teaches an annual one]day course titled The Politics of Ethical Consumption: How Fair Trade is Made. Dr. Bennett holds a PhD in Political Science from Brown University and a MA in International Political Economy of Development from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.

Past Courses

Sustainable Development: The Case for a Living Wage

This course examines the contemporary sustainable-development and living-wage movements and interrogates their intersections.