Dr. Maryam Zarnegar Deloffre

Maryam Zarnegar Deloffre

Assistant Professor (CV)
Department of Historical
and Political Studies

Maryam Zarnegar Deloffre, Ph.D., earned a B.A. in political science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, an M.A. in International Relations from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris-Fondation Nationale de Sciences Politiques (Sciences Po), and her Ph.D. in Political Science from The George Washington University in 2011.  Her research interests include global governance, international organization, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), organization theory, international ethics, humanitarianism and human rights.

Deloffre is currently working on a book manuscript that examines the emergence and development of transnational self-regulatory NGO accountability institutions, such as the Sphere Project, Humanitarian Accountability Partnership-International and COMPAS Qualité. Deloffre has studied and worked abroad in France and the United Kingdom and has interned for NGOs such as Oxfam-UK and Action Contre la Faim (Action Against Hunger) in France.

Recent Publication

  • Deloffre, M. Z. (2010) “NGO Accountability Clubs in the Humanitarian Sector: Social Dimensions of Club Emergence and Design” In Mary Kay Gugerty and Aseem Prakash (eds.) Nonprofit Clubs: Voluntary Regulation of Nonprofit and Nongovernmental Organizations. Cambridge University Press.

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