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Elizabeth A. Bennett

Joseph M. Ha Associate Professor of International Affairs and Program Director of Political Economy

Howard Hall 310, MSC: 36


International political economy, Sustainability certifications, Fair trade (and anti-sweatshop movement), Living wages in global supply chains, Socially sustainable cannabis

Academic Credentials

PhD, Political Science, Brown University
AM, Political Science, Brown University
MALD, International Affairs, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
Graduate Certificate, International Development, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
BA, Spanish/Secondary Education, Hope College


IA 100 Introduction to International Relations

IA 340 International Political Economy

IA 350 Social Justice in the Global Economy

IA 400 Senior Seminar (Thesis)


Resilience: Learning from the Past Four Years” - Lewis & Clark College Baccalaureate Keynote

Nomination and acceptance speeches - LC Teacher of the Year

More about teaching and mentoring here

Professional Experience

Dr. Bennett was awarded a 2-year fellowship at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. In the 2020-21 academic year, she will engage with the Center remotely while teaching on campus at Lewis & Clark. In 2021-22 she will be in residence at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Dr. Bennett is completing a book manuscript about living wages in globalized supply chains.