Autumn Lockwood Payton, Ph.D.
Autumn Lockwood Payton was a research fellow at the Global Governance unit (2011–2013), as well as a guest later (June 2015). She finished her PhD in Political Science at Ohio State University in 2009 and was first a Max Weber and then a Jean Monnet postdoctoral fellow at the European University Institute in Fiesole, Italy (2010–2013). After her time at the WZB, she held a position as a visiting scholar and adjunct professor at Alfred University in Alfred, New York until 2015. As a scholar of International Relations, her research explores the strategies of small states in achieving favourable bargaining outcomes in international negotiations as well as decision making processes in international organizations. Other research interests include institutional design, political methodology, international law, and human rights.
Nooruddin, Irfan and Autumn Lockwood Payton (2010). “The Dynamics of Influence in International Politics”, Journal of Peace Research 47 (6): 711–21.
Lockwood Payton, Autumn (2010). “Consensus Procedures for International Organizations," Max Weber Working Paper Series: EUI MWP 2010/22.