Dr Patrick Holden
Associate Professor (Reader)
School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)
- European Union
- Development aid
- International organisations
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Research and teaching in relation to International Political Economy , the European Union in the World, International Development Policy, Global Governance and Regional Integration.
2004-2005 Early Stage Researcher, University of Cambridge, Centre for International Studies. (Marie Curie Fellowship).
2001-2005 University of Limerick, PHD on EU aid policy and the reform of governance in North Africa. (Awarded Government of Ireland Scholarship 2001).
2000-2001 University of Limerick, MA Degree in European Integration (First Class Honours) (Dissertation topic - Pre-accession aid).
1992-1995 University College Dublin, BA in History and English (Honours, 2.1).
Europe in the World, International Political Economy and Global Governance.
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
Veit Bachmann 2009: Regulating geopolitical space: EU interaction with East Africa
Annette Elliot 2009: Building Positive Peace? A gendered analysis of United Nations Security Council Resolutiin 1325 on Women, Peace and Security
- Plymouth International Studies Centre
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Other academic activities
I am on the editorial board of Mediterranean Politics.
I am the external examiner for the MA in International Politics at Sussex University
I have served as an evaluator of ESRC and ESF (European Science Foundation) Projects.
I contributed to the Trinity International Development Initiative’s submission to the Irish Government’s review of its development White Paper (March 2012).
External Examiner for PhDs at the University of Aston 2011 and University of Ghent 2012.
Chair of the Plymouth Business School’s Faculty Research Ethical Approval Committee 2010-2011.
Joint-Manager of the International Relations undergraduate programme at Plymouth University: September 2011-May 2012.