Judit Fabian's work centres upon the idea of democratic global economic governance, which she is developing under the framework of inclusive global institutionalism.

Her research has led to numerous academic and policy contributions in Canada and internationally, including presentations, authorship, and engagement with governments, arms-length organizations, and intergovernmental organizations. It has gained recognition by the political science community in Canada and internationally, being nominated and shortlisted for several awards and prizes.

Judit's most recent publications are "WTO Dispute Settlement and the Appellate Body Crisis as a Case Study of Heterarchy" (in "Heterarchy in World Politics," 2022, Routledge), "Milestones in Canadian Gender and Trade Policy" (2021, Canadian Global Affairs Institute) and "Global Economic Governance and Women: Why is the WTO a Difficult Case for Women's Representation?" (in "Trade Policy and Gender Equality," forthcoming, Cambridge University Press). She has also published on the question of preferential trade agreements versus multilateralism (2020) and is a proud contributor to the "Handbook on Gender, Diversity and Federalism" (2020) with a chapter on global governance. Moreover, Judit co-authored the most downloaded Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) paper of 2017, on the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Her Ph.D. dissertation was titled "Towards a Theory of Democratic Global Economic Governance: Hybridization of Soft and Hard Law in the Case of Gender within the World Trade Organization" (2015).

Judit is a visiting researcher at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa (Canada), a fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, and a founding core member of the World Trade Organization Gender Research Hub (Switzerland). She completed a post-doctoral appointment at the School of Public Policy, University of Calgary (Canada), earned her Ph.D. in political science (supervised from political science, political economy and law) at Carleton University (Canada), her M.A. in political studies from Queen's University (Canada), her B.A. in political studies and international political economy from Trent University (Canada), and her B.Sc. in horticultural engineering from John von Neumann University (Hungary). Judit has also received training at the European University Institute (Italy), studied at the University of Helsinki (Finland), and is a proud alumna of Canada World Youth. She likes to eat and discover new places.


Milestones in Canadian Gender and Trade Policy
Preferential Trade Agreements vs. Multilateralism: In the New Trump-World, Does Canada Face an Impossible Choice?†



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