Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Benney’s expertise spans the fields of international relations, international and comparative political economy, energy and environmental politics, global governance, and comparative research methods. She is editor of the Hinckley Journal of Politics. Prior to joining the department, Benney was a researcher at the Earth Research Institute and a lecturer in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. From 2002-2007, she also worked in the Policy and Global Affairs Division of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.