Jean-Christophe Graz is Professor of political science at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques et Internationales of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and co-founder of the Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur l’international (Crii). He teaches and researches international relations and global political economy. Prior to taking up this position, he was Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) Professor and held teaching and research positions in Canada, the UK, France and other Universities in Switzerland. His publications include: Transnational Private Governance and its Limits (Routledge, 2008 – with A. Nölke, eds); La gouvernance de la mondialisation (“Repères”, La Découverte, 2008); Commerce international et développement soutenable (Economica, 2001 – with M. Damian, eds); Precursor of the WTO. The Stillborn Havana Charter, 1941-1950 (Droz, 1999).