Annabelle Littoz-Monnet


Spoken languages
English, French
Areas of expertise
  • Governance, decentralisation
  • International organisations, UN
  • Politics of expertise
  • Knowledge
  • Ethics
  • Science and technology
  • Philanthropism
  • Global health


PhD, University of Oxford
Before joining the Institute in 2009, Annabelle Littoz-Monnet was Assistant Professor at the Central European University, Budapest (2005-2009). She has also worked for the Socio-Legal Studies Centre at Oxford University and as a Research fellow at the Royal Institute of International Relations, Brussels (2004-2005). Her articles have appeared in journals such as the International Studies Quarterly, the European Journal of Political Research, Governance, the European Journal of Political Research and the Journal of Common Market Studies. Her current research interests include global governance, the politics of knowledge, international organisations, bureaucratic expansion and the concept of ethical expertise. She is now working on a SNSF research project examining uses of ethical experts by bureaucrats and policy-makers. She is also the former director of the Global Governance Centre.



  • Littoz-Monnet, A. (2020). Governing through Expertise. The Politics of Bioethics, Cambridge University Press.
  • Littoz-Monnet, A. (ed). The Politics of Expertise in International Organizations. How International Bureaucracies Use and Produce Knowledge, Routledge, March 2017.
  • Littoz-Monnet, A. and F. Forêt (eds) (2015). The Politics of Values in EU Governance. Occurrences, Effects and Modes of Regulation of Values, Politique européenne, 2015
  • Littoz-Monnet, A. (2007). The European Union and Culture: between Economic Regulation and Cultural Policy, European Policy Unit Series, Manchester: Manchester University Press.

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