Prof. Henning serves on the faculty of the School of International Service at American University (since 1995) and on the staff of the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics (since 1986) in Washington, D.C.
He specializes in the politics and institutions of international economic relations, international and comparative political economy, economic policymaking and regional integration. He has focused specifically on international monetary policy, European monetary integration, macroeconomic policy coordination, G-7, G-8 and G-20 cooperation, East Asian financial cooperation, and comparative regionalism. Currently, he is conducting projects on the political economy of East Asian regionalism, Europe’s euro area, the International Monetary Fund and the relationship between regionalism and multilateralism.
Dr. Henning is the author of numerous publications, including Accountability and Oversight of U.S. Exchange Rate Policy (2008), East Asian Financial Cooperation (2002), Transatlantic Perspectives on the Euro (2000); The Exchange Stabilization Fund: Slush Money or War Chest (1999), Cooperating with Europe's Monetary Union (1997), and Currencies and Politics in the United States, Germany, and Japan (1994). He is the coauthor of Global Economic Leadership and the Group of Seven (1996), Can Nations Agree? Issues in International Economic Cooperation (1989), and Dollar Politics: Exchange Rate Policymaking in the United States (1989). He is the co-editor of Governing the World’s Money (2002) and Reviving the European Union (1994). He has also contributed numerous articles to academic and policy journals and chapters to edited volumes.
Prof. Henning teaches International Economic Relations (SIS 385), International Monetary and Financial Relations (SIS 466/666), Global Financial Architecture (SIS 496/619) , Economic Policies of the European Union (SIS 630), and Global Political Economy (SIS 589) . He has written several cases for teaching and has edited a series of cases on Transatlantic Economic Relations.
Among other activities, he has testified to several congressional committees, served as the European Community Studies Association Distinguished Scholar, served on the Fellowship Selection Committee of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and served as Faculty President of the School of International Studies.
He is a member of the American Political Science Association, International Studies Association, European Union Studies Association and American Economic Association.
Dr. Henning holds a B.A. degree from Stanford University (1978) and M.A.L.D. and Ph.D. degrees from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University (1985).