Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn is a political scientist broadly interested in international political economy and private actors, whose regional focus is Europe. His publications have examined the evolution of global financial governance since the most recent crisis, the influence of the European Union in these evolving arrangements, and the responses of private actors to contestations of their authority since 2007-8.

His current research investigates the growing power and legitimacy of technical systems that include emergent technologies such as Bitcoin. Based on qualitative methods involving expert interviews and a theoretical approach emphasizing the authority of technical systems, Dr. Campbell-Verduyn’s postdoctoral research extends his primary interests in novel sites and forms of authority in global finance.

Academic/Professional Awards

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship (2015-17)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship (2013-2015)


  • Campbell-Verduyn, Malcolm. 2016. “Additional Categories of Agency: ‘Creative Resistors’ to Normative Change in Post-Crisis Global Financial Governance”. Norm Antipreneurs and the Politics of Resistance to Global Normative Change. Alan Bloomfield and Shirley Scott, eds. 140-158. New York: Routledge.
  • Campbell-Verduyn, Malcolm. 2016. “Big Data and Algorithmic Governance: The Case of Financial Practices”. New Political Economy. With Marcel Goguen and Tony Porter.
  • Campbell-Verduyn, Malcolm. 2016. “Moral Economese of Scale: Financial Crisis and the Persistent Authority of Economists”. Global Society.
  • Campbell-Verduyn, Malcolm. 2016. “Merely TINCering Around: The Shifting Private Authority of the Technology, Information and News Corporations”. Business and Politics. 18 (2): 143-170.
  • Campbell-Verduyn, Malcolm. 2015. “Sustainability and the Renewed Semi-Professionalism of Leading Anglo-American Financial Services Firms”. Competition and Change. 19 (5): 355-373.
  • Campbell-Verduyn, Malcolm. 2014. “Experimentalism in European Union and Global Financial Governance: Interactions, Contrasts, and Implications.”. Journal of European Public Policy, 21. Re-printed in Daniel Mügge, ed. 2014.Europe’s Place in Global Financial Governance after the Crisis. With Tony Porter. 408-429. New York: Routledge.
  • Campbell-Verduyn, Malcolm. 2014. “Conflicting Trends and Tensions in Post-Crisis Reforms of Transnational Accounting Standards”. Transnational Financial Regulation After the Crisis. Tony Porter, ed. 177-200. New York: Routledge.

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