Alan S Alexandroff is the Director of Online Research and the Director of the Global Summitry Project (GSP) as well as a Senior Editor for the Global Summitry Journal at the Munk School of Global Affairs, the University of Toronto. Dr. Alexandroff leads the GSP’s efforts to analyze and evaluate the adequacy of global summitry in the international system. Following the editing of, Can the World be Governed? Possibilities for Effective Multilateralism (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008), a second volume co-edited with Andrew F. Cooper has been published recently, Rising States; Rising Institutions: Challenges for Global Governance (Brookings Institution Press, 2010)
Dr. Alexandroff focuses his research work on the contemporary global governance architecture and the influence and role of the rising states, particularly China. Dr. Alexandroff writes frequently on global summitry and US-China relations.
Dr. Alexandroff received his B.A., cum laude with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University, an M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University, an M.A. in International History from the London School of Political Science and Economics and an L.L.B. from the McGill University Law School.