Virginia Ann Haufler
Virginia Ann Haufler is Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland and former Director of the Global Communities Living-Learning Program. She is an Associate of the Center for International Development and Conflict Management, Director of Women in Network Development, and member of the Advisory Council for the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation and Crime.
She has been a Visiting Fellow at UC-Irvine and USC, and a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She earned her Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Government from Cornell University, and dual B.A. degrees from the Pennsylvania State University.
She currently serves on the Board of the non-profit Women in International Security and as a panelist for the Ethics of Engagement project at the Sie Center, University of Denver. Her research focuses on the globalization of business and the challenges of global governance, particularly the dynamics of private regulatory systems and corporate social responsibility. She has presented her work internationally and published widely in addition to consulting for international organizations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.