Robin Hodess is the director for advocacy, policy and research at Transparency International. She also leads the work on financial integrity. Prior to joining Transparency International, Robin developed a programme on economic globalisation for the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs. She has taught Media and Politics at the Free University of Berlin and the University of Leipzig, as well as serving as Assistant Director for international security programmes at the Center for War, Peace and the News Media at New York University. Robin holds a PhD and MPhil in International Relations from Cambridge University and a BA in History from the University of Pennsylvania.