Negar Mansouri is a PhD candidate in international law at the Graduate Institute. She is also the Learning Manager in the Graduate Institute’s Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs. Her research focuses on the history of technical intergovernmental organizations and their role in globalizing capitalist rules and structures in their areas of responsibility. Before starting the PhD programme, she completed a MA in international law at the Institute. She has also worked for a number of international organizations (UNHCR, UNAMA, UN Office of Director General, ILO and WIPO) and non-governmental organizations in Switzerland and abroad.