Heidi Hardt is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. Her research examines effectiveness, knowledge and change in international organizations, particularly in conflict management. She has expertise in NATO, the EU, UN, international cooperation, crisis management, military operations, organizational learning, organizational culture, gender mainstreaming and gender in STEM. Hardt has authored two books: NATO’s Lessons in Crisis: Institutional Memory in International Organization (Oxford University Press, 2018) and Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response (Oxford University Press, 2014). Hardt’s research is published or forthcoming in the Journal of Politics, Global Governance, Review of International Organizations, PS: Political Science & Politics, the Journal of Global Security Studies, European Security and African Security. She has received grants from the National Science Foundation, the Fulbright Commission, the American Political Science Association and NATO Science for Peace and Security.
- International Cooperation
- Crisis management
- Heidi Hardt & Stéfanie von Hlatky “NATO’s About-Face: Adaptation to Gender Mainstreaming in an Alliance Setting,” Journal of Global Security Studies 5:1 (2019): 136-159.
- Heidi Hardt, Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).
- Heidi Hardt, “Keep Friends Close, but Colleagues Closer: Efficiency in the Establishment of Peace Operations,” Global Governance 19:3 (2013): 377-399.
- Heidi Hardt, “Rapid Response or Evasive Action? Regional Organization Responses to Peace Operation Demands,” European Security 18:4 (2009): 383-415.
- Heidi Hardt, NATO’s Lessons in Crisis: Institutional Memory in International Organizations (Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008).