School of Transnational Governance

Corinna Unger

Corinna Unger


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  • The Emergence of Transnational Governance: Actors, Structures, Practices

Corinna R. Unger is Professor of Global and Colonial History (19th and 20th centuries) at the Department of History and Civilization of the European University Institute (EUI). She will take up her teaching position in the STG Master's programme in September 2020.

Before joining the EUI, she was Associate Professor of Modern European History at Jacobs University Bremen, Germany, and Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute Washington, DC, USA. She received her PhD from the University of Freiburg, Germany, in 2005.

Her research in recent years has focused on the history of development and decolonization; on the history of international organizations; and on the history of the social sciences. Among her recent publications are International Development: A Postwar History (London: Bloomsbury, 2018) and “Development Projections: The World Bank in Calcutta in the 1970s,” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development 11.1 (2020): 84-100.