Author profile: Renee Marlin-Bennett

Renée Marlin-Bennett is Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University and co-General Editor of the International Studies Association’s International Studies Compendium Project and its publication, International Studies Online. Her most recent book is an edited volume entitled, Alker and IR: Global Studies in an Interconnected World, published by Routledge. Her website is; she tweets every now and then as @marlinbennett; and she occasionally blogs at and

Ethics and Empirics: The Influence of Hayward R. Alker on Global Studies

Renee Marlin-Bennett • Sep 17 2012 • Articles

Alker demonstrated the importance and the practicality of ethically grounded, empirically rigorous studies of global relations. He leaves behind an important body of work.

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