Dr Rebecca Davies
Profiles

Dr Rebecca Davies

Lecturer in International Relations

School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Business)

Role

Lecturer in International Relations
Joint International Relations Programme Manager

Qualifications

I joined the Department of International Relations at the University of Plymouth during January 2006. I hold an MA (Hons) from the University of Sydney and a DPhil from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa where I remain a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for International and Comparative Politics. I have taught at universities in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Professional membership

British International Studies Association (BISA) - Africa Working Group.

Teaching interests

Module Leader:

SSP1202 (with Jamie Gaskarth) Contemporary Topics in International Relations

SSP3201 Africa in the International System

GGH3146 (with Richard Gibb) Southern Africa

IRL518 (with Richard Gibb) Sub-Saharan Africa in the Global Political Economy

Research interests

My research interests are in global political economy with an African regional focus. I am concerned with migration flows, networks and diasporas and their implications for development and security on the African continent in particular. I am currently working on a book concerned with the migration-development link in sub-Saharan Africa.

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Davies RJ 2012 'African diasporas, development and the politics of context' Third World Quarterly 33, (1) 91-108 , DOI
Davies RJM 2012 'Afrikaner Capital Elites, Neo-Liberalism and Economic Transformation in Post-Apartheid South Africa' African Studies 71, (3) 391-407
Davies RJ 2010 'Reconsidering the African diaspora as a development actor' Progress in Development Studies 2, (10) 131-144
Davies RJ 2007 'Rebuilding the Future or Revisiting the Past? Post-apartheid Afrikaner identity politics in a globalised era' Review of African Political Economy 34, (112) 357-374
Davies R 2007 'Reconceptualising the migration - Development Nexus: diasporas, globalisation and the politics of exclusion' Third World Quarterly 28, (1) 59-76
Books
Davies R 2009 Afrikaners in the new South Africa. I. B. Tauris & Company
Chapters
Davies RJ 2011 'Encyclopedia of South Africa' in Johnson K; Jacobs S Encyclopedia of South Africa
Davies RJ 2011 'Encyclopedia of South Africa' in Johnson K; Jacobs S Encyclopedia of South Africa Lynne Rienner Pub
Davies RJ 2011 'Whose Peace? Critical Perspectives on the Political Economy of Peacebuilding' in Pugh M; Cooper N; Turner M Whose Peace? Critical Perspectives on the Political Economy of Peacebuilding Palgrave MacMillan
Davies RJ 2011 'Whose Peace? Critical Perspectives on the Political Economy of Peacebuilding' in Pugh M; Cooper N; Turner M Whose Peace? Critical Perspectives on the Political Economy of Peacebuilding Palgrave MacMillan
Davies RJ 2010 'The International Studies Encyclopedia' in Denemark RA The International Studies Encyclopedia Wiley-Blackwell