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HIGGOTT Richard MSc, PhD
British political scientist and academic
Professor of International Political Economy and Director of the ESRC Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick

Education: MSc, Political Science, London School of Economics; PhD, Political Science and African Studies, University of Birmingham


Career: Richard Higgott is Professor of International Political Economy and Director of the ESRC Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation at the University of Warwick. He is also Senior Scientist and Director of the EU Framework 6 Network of Excellence on Global Governance, Regionalisation and Regulation and a Senior Fellow in the Institute of Governance and Public Management in the Warwick Business School. He joined the Department in 1996 after holding professorial-level posts at the University of Manchester and the Australian National University. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Academic Council of the United Nations System since 2001, a Foundation member of the Governing Council of the Institute of Governance and Public Policy, Queen’s University, Belfast since 2001, a member of the International Advisory Board of the Southeast Asian Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong since 2001, a ‘High Level Expert Advisor’ on The Pacific in the 21st Century to the Interaction Council of Former Heads of State since 2001, a Consultant on ‘Globalisation and Governance Project’ to the British Council, and from 2000–01 Principal Policy Adviser to the Royal Institute of International Affairs. He is co-editor of the journal The Pacific Review (see url below) and a member of the editorial boards of ten international journals, including: Global Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of International Relations, The Australian Journal of Politics and History, Revue de la Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, International Studies Quarterly, International Relations of the Asia Pacific: A Journal of the Japanese Association of International Relations, Transnational Networks, and Studies in International Relations and Industry and Innovation.


Publications include: Globalisation and Regionalisation: New Trends in World Politics (The 1998 Emirates Lecture No. 13) 1998 (Arabic edition 1999), Non State Actors and Authority in the Global System (co-editor) 2000, The New Political Economy of Globalisation: Vol. I, Theories, Concepts and the State (co-editor) 2000, The New Political Economy of Globalisation: Vol. II, New Governance, New Actors, New Norms, New Issues (co-editor) 2000, Globalization and the Middle East: Islam, Economy, Society and Politics (co-editor) 2002, Towards a Global Polity (co-editor) 2002; numerous articles in professional journals


Contact details: Address: Room S1.56, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England; Tel: +44 (0)24 7652-4633; Fax: +44 (0)24 7652-4221; Email: [email protected] ; Website: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/pais/ ; Website: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/09512748.asp/ .




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