Nina Hall

Assistant Professor in International Relations at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Nina Hall is an assistant professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Europe. Her research explores the role of transnational advocacy and international organizations in international relations. Her most recent book is Transnational Advocacy in the Digital Era, Think Global, Act Local (Oxford University Press, 2022). She has published research in the International Studies Quarterly, European Journal of International Relations, Global Environmental Politics, and Global Governance. Her first book explored how UNHCR, IOM and UNDP adapted to climate change Displacement, Development and Climate Change: International Organizations Moving Beyond their Mandates? (Routledge, 2016).

Hall holds a DPhil (PhD) in international relations from the University of Oxford and a master’s degree from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She previously worked as a lecturer at the Hertie School of Governance and is a co-founder of an independent think tank, Te Kuaka (formerly New Zealand Alternative). She was previously a senior fellow at the Weizenbaum Institute (the German Internet Institute) in Berlin, a research associate at the Centre for Strategic Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and a research fellow at the Global Economic Governance Programme, University of Oxford. She is a faculty affiliate at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University.

Hall regularly publishes commentary in international media including the Washington Post, The Guardian, Die Zeit Online, Tagesspiegel, University World News and the Conversation. She is also a regular commentator on international relations on Radio New Zealand, Nights.