Professor Desmond King FBA
Desmond King specializes in the study of the American state in US executive politics, race and politics in American political development, and the financial bases of US politics.
- UK Fellow
King has held numerous research grants including a Nuffield Foundation Social Science Research Fellowship (1997-98), a British Academy Research Readership (2000-2002), and a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship (2005-2008). Aside from his fellowship of the British Academy King has been elected a fellow of numerous learned societies including the Royal Irish Academy, Academia Europaea, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Social Insurance). He was a Fellow of NYU Law School’s Strauss Center in 2013-14. King holds a DLitt in Politics from the University of Oxford.
Andrew W Mellon Professor of American Government, University of Oxford
St John's College, University of Oxford Professor of Politics and Fellow
Jan 1991 - Jan 2002
London School of Economics and Political Science University of London Lecturer
Jan 1988 - Jan 1991
Phantoms of a Beleaguered Republic: The ‘Deep State’ and the ‘Unitary Executive’
by Desmond King, Stephen Skowronek and John Dearborn - Published in 2020 by Oxford University Press
Professor Joni Lovenduski FBA
The impacts of gender on politics: the political representation of women, the selection of candidates for elected office, the roles of women in political parties and comparative European equality policies.
Professor John Hobson FBA
International Relations and International Political Economy; historiography of; sociological theory of; global economy and international system, 1492-present; West/non-West relations in long-run perspective