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Prof. David Held

/images/masters/David Held.jpgDavid Held is the current Master of University College and is Professor of Politics and International Relations at Durham University.

David holds a PhD in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is author of more than 60 written or edited books and of an extensive number of academic articles on democracy, democratisation, globalisation, global governance and global policy – over a 25-year period. 

David also has far reaching administrative and management experience in both universities and the private sector. He is the founder and Director of Polity Press, the Durham Global Policy Institute and the Wiley-Blackwell flagship journal, Global Policy.

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