Prof. Eric Helleiner is one of six 2017 recipients of the prestigious Killam Research Fellowship valued at $70,000 per year for 2 years. During this time Prof. Helleiner will pursue groundbreaking research on "Globalizing the Classical Foundations of International Political Economy".
Prof. Helleiner is a specialist in the field of international political economy. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and has received the Trudeau Foundation Fellows Prize, the Donner Book Prize, the Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Canadian Political Science Association Prize in International Relations, the Francesco Guicciardini Prize for Best Book in Historical International Relations, the Marvin Gelber Essay Prize in International Relations, a Canada Research Chair, and the UW Faculty of Arts Award for Excellence in Research. In addition to publishing many journal articles and chapters, he has authored and edited ten books, of which the most recent are: Forgotten Foundations of Bretton Woods: International Development and the Making of the Postwar Order (2014), The Status Quo Crisis: Global Financial Governance after the 2008 Meltdown (2014) and (as co-editor) The Great Wall of Money: Power and Politics in China’s International Monetary Relations (2014). He is also presently co-editor with Jonathan Kirshner of the book series Cornell Studies in Money.