BA(Hons) (Murdoch), MA, PhD (ANU)
Political science

Diane Stone is a Chair of Transnational Governance at the European University Institute in Florence. She was Dean of the School of Public Policy, Central European University in its transition from Budapest to Vienna 2019-20. She is an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick (where she has been based since 1996) and from December 2015 she is a Centenary Professor at the University of Canberra. Prior to this she was Winthrop Professor in Politics and International Relations at the University of Western Australia and a Professor at the Murdoch University School of Management and Governance. She is a Vice President of the International Public Policy Association. From 2004 to 2008 she was a European Commission Marie Curie Chair and founding Professor of the Public Policy Department at Central European University in Budapest. Working at the World Bank Institute in Washington DC in 1999 she was a member of the Secretariat that launched the Global Development Network, subsequently becoming a member of its Governing Body for three years. Until 2012 she was a member of the Council of the Overseas Development Institute. From 2005 - 2008 Professor Stone was co-editor of Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Institutions, sponsored by the Academic Council of the United Nations System. Currently she is Consulting Editor of the journal Policy and Politics.

  • Marie Curie Chair, Central European University (January 2004 - December 2007)
  • Winthrop Professor (Political Science and International Relations), University of Western Australia (December 2010-13)
  • Professor of Politics and International Studies, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick (October 2006 continuing permanent position since 1996 as lecturer)
  • Professor, School of Public Policy, Central European University (fractional positions 2011-13)
  • Professor, Department of Public Policy, Central European University (September 2008 - December 2010)
  • Centenary Chair, Institute of Governance and PolicyAnalysis, Canberra University, December 2015--
  • Fellow, The Salzburg Seminar: 2004, Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg, Austria
  • Fellow, 21st Century Trust, Klingenthal Castle, Strasbourg, 2000
  • Fulbright Fellow - Australian-American Educational Foundation, 1991

Single Authored Books

  • Making Global Policy, Cambridge University Press, 2019. Open Access
  • Knowledge Actors and Transnational Governance: The Public-Private Policy Nexus in the Global Agora(Palgrave MacMillan, 2013: i-xvi; 1-222).
  • Capturing the Political Imagination: Think Tanks and the Policy Process(London: Frank Cass, 1996: i-xviii, 1-331).Hardback and paperback.

Special Guest Editions and Symposia in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • ‘Think Tanks in an Era of Austerity’, thematic editionco-edited with Hartwig Pautz and Marcos Gonzalez Hernando, Policy and Society, 37(2), 2018.
  • Global Policy and Transnational Administration, co-edited with Stella Ladi, Public Administration, 93 (4), 2015: 839-1188.
  • Asia’s Leadership Deficit? special edition guest editor with Mark Beeson of The Pacific Review, 27(4),2014: 505 - 584
  • ‘Global Knowledge Networks’, special edition/guest editor, Global Networks, 2(1), 2002: 1-93.

Edited Books

  • The Oxford Handbook of Global Policy and Transnational Administration, with Kim Moloney (Eds), Oxford Un diversity Press, 2019.
  • Policy Experiments, Failures and Innovations: Beyond Accession in Central and Eastern Europe, with Agnes Batory and Andrew Cartwright (Eds) Edward Elgar, 2018:pp 224 (circa).
  • The World Bank and Governance: A Decade of Reform and Reaction, with Christopher Wright, (Routledge, 2006: i-xx; 1-267).
  • Global Knowledge Networks and International Development: Bridges Across Boundaries(Routledge, 2005: i-xix; 1-192). Co-editor with Simon Maxwell, Hardback and Paperback.
  • Think Tank Traditions: Policy Research and the Politics of Ideas Co-editor with Andrew Denham (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2004 i – xiv, 1-322)
  • Banking on Knowledge: The Genesis of the Global Development Network (London, Routledge, 2000 i-xvii, 1-266). Editor, Hardback and paperback.
  • Think Tanks Across Nations: A Comparative Approach(Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1998: i-xvi, 1- 235). Co-editor.

Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals since 2013

  •  With Osmany Porto de Oliveira and Leslie A Pal, ‘Introduction to the Special Issue on Transnational Policy Transfer’ Policy & Society.  2020 forthcoming.
  • With Chris Weible, Daniel Nohrstedt et al ‘COVID-19 and the Policy Sciences: Initial Reactions and Perspectives’, Policy Sciences, 2020. 
  • With Kim Moloney, ‘Global Policy and Transnational Administration’, International Review of Public Policy, 1(1) 2019: 104-118. 
  •  ‘Transnational Policy Entrepreneurship: Conflict Analysis and International Crisis Group’, submitted to Globalisations, 2019: 104-18.   
  •  ‘Advance Diaspora Diplomacy in a Networked World’, International Journal of Cultural Policy, 24 (6) 2018: 710-723. 
  • With Tim Legrand ‘Science Diplomacy and Transnational Governance Impact’, special edition on ‘Impact in Political Science’ British Politics, 24(6) 2018:  710-23. 
  • ‘Think Tanks in ‘Hard Times’: An Introduction’ (with Hartwig Pautz and Marcos Gonzalez Hernando) Policy and Society37(2) 2018: 125-139. 
  •    ‘ASEAN Think Tanks and Economic Cooperation: From the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis to the 2009 Global Financial Crisis’(with Erin Zimmerman) Policy and Society 37(2) 2018: 260-75. 
  •    ‘Understanding the transfer of policy failure: bricolage, experimentalism and translation. Policy & Politics, 45(1) 2017: 55-70. 
  •     With Stella Ladi, ‘Global Public Policy and Transnational Administration’, Public Administration. 93 (4) 2015: 839–855. 
  •  ‘The Group of Twenty Transnational Policy Community:  Governance Networks, Policy Analysis and Think Tanks’, International Review of Administrative Sciences, 81(4) 2015: 793-811
  •    ‘The Informal Diplomacy of the Australian-American Leadership Dialogue’ (with Elena Douglas), Australian Journal of International Affairs, 69 (1), 2015: 18-34. 
  •    With Mark Beeson, ‘Patters of Leadership in the Asia Pacific: A Symposium’, The Pacific Review, 27(4) 2014: 505-522. 
  •      ‘‘Shades of grey’: Knowledge Networks, Linked Ecologies and the World Bank’, Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs, 13(2) 2013: 241–260.  
  •    With Mark Beeson, ‘The European Union Model's Influence in Asia After the Global Financial Crisis’, European Journal of East Asian Studies, 12(2) 2013: 167-90.
  •    With Mark Beeson, ‘The Changing Fortunes of a Policy Entrepreneur: The Case of Ross Garnaut’, Australian Journal of Political Science, (48) 1, 2013: 1-14.