David Held

Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science

London School of Economics

Phone: 020 7955 7175

David Held was born in 1951 in Britain where he spent most of his childhood. He was educated in Britain, France, Germany and the United States.

He has held numerous Visiting Appointments in the United States, Australia, Canada and Spain, among other places. In the last five years he has lectured regularly on questions of democracy, international justice and globalization to audiences in many countries.

David Held's main research interests include rethinking democracy at transnational and international levels and the study of globalization and global governance. He has strong interests both in political theory and in the more empirical dimensions of political analysis.

Focus: Globalization, Governance, United Kingdom, Americas, Europe


Democracy; Democratisation; Global Politics; Globalisation; Modern Political Theory; Modern Social Theory

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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2006

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